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Internet providers in 48444

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48444 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 -DSL94%
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable64%
Air Advantage $55.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic68%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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48444 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 48444 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 48444 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 94% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 68% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 64% of those living in the 48444 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 48444 area, and 72.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 48444, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Imlay City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 19 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 126 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Air Advantage 8 Mbps 1 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 48444

The largest internet providers serving the 48444 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Air Advantage bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 48444 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 64% of the area. Imlay City’s third most-available internet provider, Air Advantage, offers fiber-optic to around 68% of residents in the 48444 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48444 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 Imlay City, $57.99.

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 48444 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Imlay City's providers, 343 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

64%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 48444 ZIP code, covering 64% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48444 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Imlay City, $57.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Imlay City, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48444 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Imlay City's providers, 343 Mbps.

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Air Advantage fiber-optic internet

Provider

Air Advantage

Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

68%

Fiber-optic from Air Advantage offers broadband to most households in the 48444 ZIP code, covering 68% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Air Advantage is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 48444 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Air Advantage start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Imlay City, $57.99.

Air Advantage customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Imlay City, $0.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Air Advantage offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 48444 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Imlay City's providers, 343 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48444 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48444 and the greater Imlay City area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Imlay City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Imlay City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48444 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 Imlay City 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 Imlay City DSL, fiber-optic, and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 48444 frequently asked questions

Air Advantage is the fastest internet provider in the 48444 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 68% of households in 48444. The next fastest internet provider in the 48444 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 64% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 48444 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Imlay City, $57.99.

Air Advantage is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48444 ZIP code, covering 68% of the city.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.