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Internet providers in 48221

Find internet providers serving the 48221 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48221 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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48221 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48221 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 48221 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.420% of those living in the 48221 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 48221 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 48221, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Detroit

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 55 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 135 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 48221

The largest internet providers serving the 48221 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 48221 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Detroit’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 48221 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 48221 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Detroit, $54.99.

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 Detroit, $2.29.

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 20 Mbps in 48221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Detroit's providers, 278 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 48221 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48221 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, $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 Detroit, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 48221 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Detroit's providers, 278 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 the 48221 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 48221 ZIP 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 Detroit, $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 Detroit, $2.29.

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 48221 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, 278 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 48221 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48221 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 48221. The next fastest internet provider in the 48221 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48221 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Detroit, $54.99.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.