Internet providers in Houghton, MI

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Houghton internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Houghton 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 Houghton area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Houghton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 30% of those living in Houghton.

There are eight internet providers serving the Houghton area, and 93.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Houghton's eight internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Houghton

The largest internet providers in Houghton are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Houghton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Houghton residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 96% of the area. Houghton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Houghton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Houghton covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Houghton 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $52.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houghton, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Houghton. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Houghton's providers, 39 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

96%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Houghton covering 96% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Houghton 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 Houghton, $52.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houghton, $1.19.

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 Houghton. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Houghton's providers, 39 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 Houghton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Houghton 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $52.49.

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 Houghton, $1.19.

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 Houghton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Houghton's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Houghton, MI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 25 Mbps DSL 95%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 96%
Baraga Telephone Company - - Fiber-optic 30%
Baraga Telephone Company - - DSL 8.935%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Houghton with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Houghton. The next fastest internet provider in Houghton is Baraga Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 30% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Houghton with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $52.49.

Baraga Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Houghton, covering 30% of the city.

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.

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.

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.