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Internet providers in 49707

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL82%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
SpeedConnect $39.95 15 - 10 MbpsWireless6.150%
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49707 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 49707 ZIP code 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 49707 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 93% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Alpena, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 49707 area, and 78.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 49707, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 49707

The largest internet providers serving the 49707 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 49707 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 93% of the area. Alpena’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49707 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49707 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines 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 Alpena, $44.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpena, $1.86.

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 49707 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alpena's providers, 37 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

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49707 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49707 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 Alpena, $44.58.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpena, $1.86.

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 49707 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Alpena's providers, 37 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 49707 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49707 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alpena, $44.58.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alpena, $1.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 49707 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alpena's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49707 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49707 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 49707. The next fastest internet provider in the 49707 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 49707 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alpena, $44.58.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.