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Internet providers in 49908

Find internet providers serving the 49908 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49908 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable86%
Baraga Telephone Company $49.95 -DSL83%
Baraga Telephone Company $49.95 -Fiber-optic17%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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49908 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49908 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 49908 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 86% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 25% of those living in the 49908 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 49908 area, and 86.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 49908, prices start at $49.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Baraga

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Baraga Telephone Company 165 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 73 Mbps 7 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 49908

The largest internet providers serving the 49908 ZIP code are Spectrum and Baraga Telephone Company bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 49908 ZIP code, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Baraga Telephone Company, which covers 83% of the area. Baraga’s third most-available internet provider, Baraga Telephone Company, offers fiber-optic to around 17% of residents in the 49908 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49908 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49908 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $58.73.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baraga, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 49908 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Baraga Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Baraga Telephone Company

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from Baraga Telephone Company offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49908 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from Baraga Telephone Company 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 Baraga Telephone Company start at $49.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $58.73.

Baraga Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baraga, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Baraga Telephone Company offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 49908 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Baraga Telephone Company fiber-optic internet

Provider

Baraga Telephone Company

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

17%

Fiber-optic from Baraga Telephone Company offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 49908 ZIP code, covering 17% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Baraga Telephone Company is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 49908 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Baraga Telephone Company start at $49.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $58.73.

Baraga Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baraga, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Baraga Telephone Company offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 49908 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 17% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 49908 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 49908 and the greater Baraga area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Baraga at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Baraga at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 49908 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 49908 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49908 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 49908. The next fastest internet provider in the 49908 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 16% of the area.

Baraga Telephone Company offers the cheapest internet in the 49908 ZIP with service starting at $49.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $58.73.

Baraga Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 49908 ZIP code, covering 17% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.