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Internet providers in 49548

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49548 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 75 MbpsDSL90%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 150 MbpsCable100%
BendBroadband - 300 - 4 MbpsDSL5.150%
Iserv - -DSL2.100%
Iserv - -Wired0.440%
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49548 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49548 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 49548 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% 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 49548 area, and 97.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 49548, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Grand Rapids

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 142 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
AT&T 24 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 49548

The largest internet providers serving the 49548 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 49548 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Grand Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49548 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

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49548 ZIP code, covering 90% 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, $59.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $2.40.

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 49548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 56 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 49548 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49548 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, $59.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $2.40.

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 49548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 56 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 49548 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49548 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $2.40.

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 49548 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 56 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49548 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 49548 ZIP code with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 49548. The next fastest internet provider in the 49548 ZIP code is Iserv, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 0.440% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 49548 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $59.99.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

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.