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Internet providers in Decatur, MI

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Decatur, MI internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Decatur internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Decatur 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 Decatur area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Decatur residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Decatur, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Decatur area, and 91.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Decatur's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Decatur

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 26 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL
Viasat 29 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 153 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Decatur

The largest internet providers in Decatur are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Decatur.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Decatur residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Decatur’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Decatur residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Decatur covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Decatur 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 Decatur, $54.99.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Decatur 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 Decatur, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Decatur. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 42 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Decatur covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Decatur 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $1.90.

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 Decatur. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Decatur with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Decatur. The next fastest internet provider in Decatur is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Decatur with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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%.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.