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Internet providers in 49544

Find internet providers serving the 49544 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49544 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 150 MbpsCable86%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable9.400%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1.5 MbpsDSL34%
Iserv - -Wired3.810%
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49544 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 49544 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 49544 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Grand Rapids, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 49544 area, and 83.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 49544, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Grand Rapids

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 88 Mbps 41 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 99 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 49544

The largest internet providers serving the 49544 ZIP code are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 49544 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 86% of the area. Grand Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49544 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49544 ZIP code, covering 96% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $52.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $0.65.

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 49544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49544 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49544 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $52.99.

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 Grand Rapids, $0.65.

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 49544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 115 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 the 49544 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49544 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $52.99.

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 Grand Rapids, $0.65.

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 49544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49544 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49544 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 9.400% of households in 49544. The next fastest internet provider in the 49544 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 49544 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $52.99.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.