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Internet providers in 48118

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48118 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable63%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable14%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Air Advantage $55.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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48118 internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in the 48118 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 48118 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 84% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 69% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 53% of those living in the 48118 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 48118 area, and 74.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 48118, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chelsea

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Air Advantage 5 Mbps 1 Mbps Wireless
Viasat 18 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 31 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 215 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 386 Mbps 27 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 48118

The largest internet providers serving the 48118 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 48118 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 63% of the area. Chelsea’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 14% of residents in the 48118 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48118 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $54.16.

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 Chelsea, $0.72.

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 10 Mbps in 48118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 95 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

63%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 48118 ZIP code, covering 63% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48118 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 Chelsea, $54.16.

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 Chelsea, $0.72.

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 48118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 48118 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48118 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $54.16.

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 Chelsea, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chelsea's providers, 95 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48118 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48118 and the greater Chelsea area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chelsea at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chelsea at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48118 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Chelsea may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Chelsea DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 48118 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48118 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 48118. The next fastest internet provider in the 48118 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 63% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48118 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chelsea, $54.16.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.