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Internet providers in Gaines, MI

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Gaines, MI internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL93%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Invisalink Michigan $48.90 -Wireless4.678%
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Gaines internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Gaines 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 Gaines area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Gaines residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Gaines, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Gaines area, and 92.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gaines's five internet providers, prices start at $48.9 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Gaines

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 137 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 6 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 28 Mbps 4 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Gaines

The largest internet providers in Gaines are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Gaines.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Gaines residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Gaines’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Gaines residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Gaines covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Gaines 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $57.77.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Gaines covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $57.77.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gaines, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Gaines. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gaines's providers, 41 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 Gaines covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Gaines 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 Gaines, $57.77.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gaines, $0.53.

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 Gaines. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gaines's providers, 41 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Gaines with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Gaines. The next fastest internet provider in Gaines is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Invisalink Michigan offers the cheapest internet in Gaines with plans starting at $48.9/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $57.77.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.