Internet providers in 49036

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49036 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL91%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable88%
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities $29.95 -Cable63%
WideOpenWest - -Cable1.358%
HughesNet $59.99 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 91% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Coldwater, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $43.14.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Coldwater, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 49036 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Coldwater's providers, 78 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $43.14.

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 Coldwater, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 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, 78 Mbps.

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Coldwater Board of Public Utilities cable internet

Provider

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

6 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 $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $43.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities offers download speeds up to 6 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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Coldwater's providers, 78 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Coldwater at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 $59.99 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

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49036 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 49036. The next fastest internet provider in the 49036 ZIP code is WideOpenWest, offering download speeds up to 110 Mbps to 1.358% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 49036 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Coldwater, $43.14.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.