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Internet providers in 49245

Find internet providers serving the 49245 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49245 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL71%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 10 MbpsDSL12%
WideOpenWest - -Cable61%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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49245 internet service at a glance

At 83%, broadband coverage in the 49245 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Michigan - 98%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 49245 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 77% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 61% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Homer, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 49245 area, and 61.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 49245, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 110 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Homer

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 17 Mbps 16 Mbps DSL
Viasat 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
WideOpenWest 101 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 49245

The largest internet providers serving the 49245 ZIP code are Frontier, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 49245 ZIP code, covering 71% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 12% of the area. Homer’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49245 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in the 49245 ZIP code, covering 71% 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Homer, $45.78.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Homer, $3.52.

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 49245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Homer's providers, 20 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 49245 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Homer, $45.78.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Homer, $3.52.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 49245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Homer's providers, 20 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 the 49245 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49245 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Homer, $45.78.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Homer, $3.52.

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 49245 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Homer's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49245 frequently asked questions

WideOpenWest is the fastest internet provider in the 49245 ZIP code with download speeds up to 110 Mbps. These speeds are available to 61% of households in 49245. The next fastest internet provider in the 49245 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 49245 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Homer, $45.78.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.