Internet providers in 49047

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Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL75%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable56%
Sister Lakes Cable $49.99 25 - 50 MbpsCable38%
Midwest Energy & Communications $49.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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49047 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 49047 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 49047 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 49047 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 49047 area, and 75.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 49047, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 49047

The largest internet providers serving the 49047 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Sister Lakes Cable bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 49047 ZIP code, covering 75% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 56% of the area. Dowagiac’s third most-available internet provider, Sister Lakes Cable, offers cable to around 38% of residents in the 49047 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in the 49047 ZIP code, covering 75% 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 Dowagiac, $44.65.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dowagiac, $2.23.

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 49047 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dowagiac's providers, 352 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

56%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in the 49047 ZIP code, covering 56% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49047 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 Dowagiac, $44.65.

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 Dowagiac, $2.23.

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 49047 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dowagiac's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Sister Lakes Cable cable internet

Provider

Sister Lakes Cable

Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

38%

Cable from Sister Lakes Cable offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 49047 ZIP code, covering 38% of the area.

Sister Lakes Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49047 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sister Lakes Cable start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Dowagiac, $44.65.

Sister Lakes Cable customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dowagiac, $2.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sister Lakes Cable offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 49047 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dowagiac's providers, 352 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 49047 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 49047 and the greater Dowagiac area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dowagiac at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Dowagiac at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 49047 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 49047 frequently asked questions

Midwest Energy & Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 49047 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in 49047. The next fastest internet provider in the 49047 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 56% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 49047 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dowagiac, $44.65.

Midwest Energy & Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 49047 ZIP code, covering 14% of the city.

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.

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%.

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