The small coastal city of Niceville is home to many military personnel. Residents are well-educated and upper-middle class. Those who are not members of the armed forces work primarily in sales and management roles. They use their internet connection to stay in touch with family and friends deployed overseas as well as to connect with the larger community. 98% of Niceville residents can access high-speed connections, compared with 95% of Florida overall.
Cox Communications provides cable internet services while CenturyLink is the provider for DSL. Fiber optics are not yet an option for residents, but those seeking a different option can elect satellite internet from HughesNet.
Businesses in Niceville are supplied fiber optics by Southern Light. Businesses can also connect via cable internet from Cox Communications.