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Internet providers in 48130

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48130 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL71%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable47%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable50%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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48130 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 48130 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 48130 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Dexter, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 48130 area, and 70.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 48130, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 48130

The largest internet providers serving the 48130 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 48130 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 47% of the area. Dexter’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 50% of residents in the 48130 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 48130 ZIP code, covering 71% 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 Dexter, $45.00.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dexter, $0.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48130 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

47%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in the 48130 ZIP code, covering 47% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48130 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 Dexter, $45.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dexter, $0.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48130 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 47% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

50%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 48130 ZIP code, covering 50% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48130 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 Dexter, $45.00.

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 Dexter, $0.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48130 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 99 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48130 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48130 and the greater Dexter area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dexter at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48130 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 Dexter 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 Dexter DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 48130 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 48130 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 50% of households in 48130. The next fastest internet provider in the 48130 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 47% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48130 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dexter, $45.00.

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%.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.