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Tampa, FL Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Tampa

^ An estimated 241,039 Tampa residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Tampa

^ Collectively (all cities), 78.8% of all Florida residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 21st in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Tampa

^ There are an estimated 94,670 Tampa residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Tampa Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Tampa

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Tampa
    • Average download speed: 9.87 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 7.48 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 23.01 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 9.18 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 40 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Tampa vs. the U.S.

How Tampa landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Tampa

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Tampa
    • Average download speed: 1.98 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 3.02 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.92 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.68 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 443 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Tampa vs. the U.S.

How Tampa wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Tampa

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Tampa, FL

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem 25 Mb/s - 50 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Optical Carrier 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Optical Carrier 50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Tampa, FL

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Tampa Internet Statistics

Tampa Internet Connectivity

Tampa: 71.8% of residents are connected, with 27.5% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Tampa


  • Tampa Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 241,039 Tampa residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 94,670 Tampa residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Tampa Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 264,539 Tampa residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Tampa

Tampa: The median household income is $35,422 and 17% of households are below poverty level [6].


Florida Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Florida Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in FL, median download speeds are 1.52 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.3 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 8.04 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.85 Mb/s - 15.5 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.4 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.48 Mb/s - 3.1 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.44 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.9 Mb/s - 6.4 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.35 Mb/s - 2.23 Mb/s

Florida Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Florida [1]: 71.8% of FL residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 71.8% mark ranks Florida 24th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 8.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 27.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 28.2% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Florida Internet Availability [2]
    • 78.8% of FL residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Florida 21st in the country.

Florida Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in FL, median download speeds are 2.94 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.08 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 8.68 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.25 Mb/s - 21.38 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 4.12 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.55 Mb/s - 9.42 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in FL [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5.31 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.95 Mb/s - 13.78 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.35 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.46 Mb/s - 3.89 Mb/s

Additional information about Florida

About Tampa

Tampa is a city with a population of 335,709 [2] that is located in Hillsborough County in the state of Florida.

FL Internet Access

Tampa Internet Access

For more information about Tampa Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Florida Internet access overall, visit Florida Department of Management Services .

More About Tampa

Of all residents in Tampa, 70% have a high school diploma or higher, and 17% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Other Cities in FL

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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau