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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL78%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable83%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 1 MbpsWireless100%
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49938 internet service at a glance

At 85%, broadband coverage in the 49938 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 49938 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 83% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 78% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ironwood, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 49938 area, and 75.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 49938, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 49938

The largest internet providers serving the 49938 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 49938 ZIP code, covering 78% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 83% of the area. Ironwood’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49938 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

78%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 49938 ZIP code, covering 78% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ironwood, $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 Ironwood, $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 49938 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ironwood's providers, 35 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

83%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49938 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49938 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 Ironwood, $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 Ironwood, $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 49938 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ironwood's providers, 35 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 49938 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49938 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 Ironwood, $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 Ironwood, $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 49938 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ironwood's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49938 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49938 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 49938. The next fastest internet provider in the 49938 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 78% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 49938 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ironwood, $44.00.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.