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Internet providers in 49242

Find internet providers serving the 49242 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49242 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL77%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL15%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable74%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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49242 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49242 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 49242 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.950% of those living in the 49242 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 49242 area, and 80.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 49242, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hillsdale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 117 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
AT&T 10 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 17 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 49242

The largest internet providers serving the 49242 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Xfinity bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 49242 ZIP code, covering 77% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 15% of the area. Hillsdale’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 74% of residents in the 49242 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 49242 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 Hillsdale, $54.99.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hillsdale, $2.75.

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 2 Mbps in 49242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hillsdale's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 49242 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hillsdale, $54.99.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

74%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 49242 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49242 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 Hillsdale, $54.99.

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 Hillsdale, $2.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 49242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hillsdale's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 49242 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 49242 and the greater Hillsdale area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Hillsdale at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hillsdale at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 49242 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Hillsdale may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Hillsdale DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 49242 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 49242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 77% of households in 49242. The next fastest internet provider in the 49242 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 74% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 49242 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hillsdale, $54.99.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

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.