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Internet providers in Fort Walton Beach, FL

1. Cox Communications
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Limited availability in select areas

2. CenturyLink
45% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

Order online, Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $55/mo

3. Hughesnet
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Viasat
97% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
5. WiFi LinkUp
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Cox Communications
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Limited availability in select areas

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Viasat
97% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. Ooma
50% available in Fort Walton Beach
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
5. WiFi LinkUp
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Cox Communications
99% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Mobile
Cox Communications
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

Limited availability in select areas

4. Verizon Wireless
53% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. AT&T Wireless
74% available in Fort Walton Beach
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Fort Walton Beach

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Fort Walton Beach area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$71.58/mo

Average speed
179.1 Mbps

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Most popular provider

Fort Walton Beach Residential Internet Coverage

If you're looking for high speed internet access in Fort Walton Beach, you're in the right place. This growing city is primarily home to military personnel and their families. This means that internet is even more essential than it is in other cities, since families rely on it to communicate with their loved ones. In total, 97% of Fort Walton Beach homes are in the coverage area of at least one internet service provider.

Cox Communications has a significant presence in Fort Walton Beach. Their cable network covers 97% of Fort Walton Beach homes. Another major cable provider in Fort Walton Beach is Mediacom. Service is primarily offered in the northern parts of the city.

Those looking for DSL often check out CenturyLink. CenturyLink has an established network that is accessible by 96% of Fort Walton Beach residents.

Business owners in Fort Walton Beach enjoy the high speeds of fiber optic service. This technology is available through Southern Light.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Fort Walton Beach

Average download speed
179.09 Mbps

Average upload speed
13.92 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
25.68 ms

Average jitter
29 ms

 

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Summary of Fort Walton Beach internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Cox Communications Fiber 2000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Cox Communications
CenturyLink DSL 100 Mbps 3.4/5 View Plans for CenturyLink
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
WiFi LinkUp Fixed Wireless 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for WiFi LinkUp

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Fort Walton Beach

Don't worry, you're not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop
on internet providers in Fort Walton Beach.

CenturyLink

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Chris O | 11-19-2018

Three service tickets thus far not honored. Been out of internet for 3 weeks. Couldn't even stream movies when it did work TBH. Customer service people are trying, but noone else is. The Fawlty Towers of ISP's, but without the humor.

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CenturyLink

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Chris O | 11-19-2018

Three service tickets thus far not honored. Been out of internet for 3 weeks. Couldn't even stream movies when it did work TBH. Customer service people are trying, but noone else is. The Fawlty Towers of ISP's, but without the humor.

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