Internet providers in Birmingham, MI

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Birmingham, MI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsDSL100%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsWired100%
WOW - -Cable95%
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Birmingham internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Birmingham 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 Birmingham area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Birmingham residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Birmingham, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Birmingham area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Birmingham's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 600 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Birmingham

The largest internet providers in Birmingham are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Birmingham.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Birmingham residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Birmingham’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Birmingham residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Birmingham covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Birmingham 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birmingham, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Birmingham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Birmingham covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $42.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birmingham, $1.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Birmingham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 69 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 Birmingham covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Birmingham 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 Birmingham, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birmingham, $1.12.

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 Birmingham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

WOW is the fastest internet provider in Birmingham with download speeds up to 600 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Birmingham. The next fastest internet provider in Birmingham is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Birmingham with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $42.49.

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.

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.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.