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Internet providers in 48220

Find internet providers serving the 48220 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48220 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL91%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic30%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable79%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsDSL22%
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48220 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48220 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 48220 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 95% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in the 48220 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 48220 area, and 92.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 48220, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ferndale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 72 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 160 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 48220

The largest internet providers serving the 48220 ZIP code are AT&T and Xfinity bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 48220 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 30% of the area. Ferndale’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 48220 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

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48220 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $49.99.

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 Ferndale, $0.82.

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 48220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 542 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

30%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 48220 ZIP code, covering 30% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 48220 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $49.99.

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 Ferndale, $0.82.

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 1,000 Mbps in 48220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 542 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 48220 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48220 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 Ferndale, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ferndale, $0.82.

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 48220 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ferndale's providers, 542 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48220 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48220 and the greater Ferndale area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ferndale at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48220 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 48220 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48220 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 48220. The next fastest internet provider in the 48220 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 30% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48220 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ferndale, $49.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48220 ZIP code, covering 30% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.