Internet providers in Gaines, MI

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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 cable, which covers 100% of Gaines residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% 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 $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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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*
$24.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $46.24.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gaines, $2.31.

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 Gaines. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gaines's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $46.24.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gaines, $2.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Gaines. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Gaines's providers, 44 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $46.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gaines, $2.31.

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, 44 Mbps.

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Gaines, MI internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 Mbps DSL 93%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
Invisalink Wireless Enterprises LLC - - Wireless 4.678%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Gaines with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Gaines. The next fastest internet provider in Gaines is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Gaines with plans starting at $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gaines, $46.24.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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%.

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.