Internet providers in Alma, MI

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL92%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Casair.net $59.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic76%
Winn Telephone - -Fiber-optic39%
Winn Telephone - -DSL28%
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Alma internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Alma is comparable to the rest of Michigan - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alma area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Alma residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% of those living in Alma.

There are seven internet providers serving the Alma area, and 97.06% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alma's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Alma

The largest internet providers in Alma are Frontier, Spectrum, and Casair.net bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Alma.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Alma residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Alma’s third most-available internet provider, Casair.net, offers fiber-optic to around 76% of Alma residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Alma covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Alma to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Alma, $46.31.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alma, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Alma. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alma's providers, 202 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Alma covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alma residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alma, $46.31.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alma, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Alma. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Alma's providers, 202 Mbps.

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Casair.net fiber-optic internet

Provider

Casair.net

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

76%

Fiber-optic from Casair.net offers broadband to most households in Alma covering 76% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Casair.net is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Alma than other internet types.

Internet prices for Casair.net start at $59.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alma, $46.31.

Casair.net customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alma, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Casair.net offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Alma. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alma's providers, 202 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Alma, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Alma, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Alma and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Alma at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Alma at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Alma residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Alma may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Alma cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Casair.net is the fastest internet provider in Alma with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 76% of households in Alma. The next fastest internet provider in Alma is Winn Telephone, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 39% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Alma with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alma, $46.31.

Casair.net is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alma, covering 76% of the city. Winn Telephone also offers fiber internet in Alma and is available to 39% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.