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Internet providers in 48009

Find internet providers serving the 48009 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48009 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsDSL100%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsWired100%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable94%
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48009 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48009 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 48009 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in the 48009 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 48009 area, and 99.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 48009, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Birmingham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Clear Rate Communications 35 Mbps 18 Mbps DSL
AT&T 231 Mbps 315 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 136 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 48009

The largest internet providers serving the 48009 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 48009 ZIP code, 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, WOW!, offers cable to around 94% of residents in the 48009 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 48009 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $49.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birmingham, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48009 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 175 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 48009 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48009 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, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 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 Birmingham, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48009 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 175 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

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

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48009 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

WOW!’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48009 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $49.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Birmingham, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 48009 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Birmingham's providers, 175 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48009 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48009 and the greater Birmingham area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Birmingham at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Birmingham at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48009 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 48009 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48009 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 48009. The next fastest internet provider in the 48009 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48009 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Birmingham, $49.99.

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Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet 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.

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.