Internet providers in 49908

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49908 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable86%
Baraga Telephone Company $69.95 -DSL83%
Baraga Telephone Company $69.95 -Fiber-optic17%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 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 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% 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 $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $56.23.

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 Baraga, $0.71.

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 49908 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Baraga Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Baraga Telephone Company

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $56.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Baraga Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 49908 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Baraga Telephone Company fiber-optic internet

Provider

Baraga Telephone Company

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 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 $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $56.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Baraga Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 100 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 faster than the average max speeds from all Baraga's providers, 50 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 about average in Baraga at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Baraga at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 49908. The next fastest internet provider in the 49908 ZIP code is Baraga Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 17% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 49908 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Baraga, $56.23.

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

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.