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Internet providers in 48201

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48201 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable96%
Rocket Fiber $70.00 -Fiber-optic35%
Clear Rate Communications - -DSL11%
Clear Rate Communications - -Wired11%
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48201 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48201 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 48201 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 35% of those living in the 48201 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 48201 area, and 95.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 48201, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 48201

The largest internet providers serving the 48201 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Rocket Fiber bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 48201 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Detroit’s third most-available internet provider, Rocket Fiber, offers fiber-optic to around 35% of residents in the 48201 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 48201 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Detroit, $48.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Detroit, $2.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 48201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Detroit's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48201 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48201 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 Detroit, $48.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Detroit, $2.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 48201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Detroit's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Rocket Fiber fiber-optic internet

Provider

Rocket Fiber

Starting price*
$70/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Fiber-optic from Rocket Fiber offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 48201 ZIP code, covering 35% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Rocket Fiber is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 48201 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Rocket Fiber start at $70/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Detroit, $48.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Rocket Fiber offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 48201 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Detroit's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48201 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48201 and the greater Detroit area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Detroit at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Detroit at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48201 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 48201 frequently asked questions

Rocket Fiber is the fastest internet provider in the 48201 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 35% of households in 48201. The next fastest internet provider in the 48201 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48201 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Detroit, $48.00.

Rocket Fiber is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48201 ZIP code, covering 35% of the city.

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.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.