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Internet providers in 49036

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49036 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable88%
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities $39.99 25 - 100 MbpsCable63%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable1.360%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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49036 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 49036 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 49036 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 49036 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 49036 area, and 86.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 49036, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,200 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Coldwater

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 109 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities 149 Mbps 102 Mbps Cable
Frontier 9 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 49036

The largest internet providers serving the 49036 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Coldwater Board of Public Utilities bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 49036 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 88% of the area. Coldwater’s third most-available internet provider, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, offers cable to around 63% of residents in the 49036 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49036 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $51.66.

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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

5 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49036 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49036 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 Coldwater, $51.66.

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 Coldwater, $0.55.

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 49036 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Coldwater's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Coldwater Board of Public Utilities cable internet

Provider

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

63%

Cable from Coldwater Board of Public Utilities offers broadband to most households in the 49036 ZIP code, covering 63% of the area.

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49036 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Coldwater Board of Public Utilities start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $51.66.

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Coldwater, $0.55.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 49036 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Coldwater's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 49036 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 49036 and the greater Coldwater area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Coldwater at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Coldwater at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 49036 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 Coldwater 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 Coldwater DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 49036 frequently asked questions

WOW! is the fastest internet provider in the 49036 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.360% of households in 49036. The next fastest internet provider in the 49036 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 88% of the area.

WOW! offers the cheapest internet in the 49036 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $51.66.

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The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.