Internet providers in Houghton, MI

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Houghton, MI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL95%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable96%
Baraga Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic30%
Baraga Telephone Company - -DSL8.935%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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*
$30/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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $44.00.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houghton, $1.10.

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, 31 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $44.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houghton, $1.10.

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, 31 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $44.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Houghton, $1.10.

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, 31 Mbps.

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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 $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Houghton, $44.00.

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

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.