Internet providers in Ishpeming, MI

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Ishpeming, MI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
BendBroadband - 100 - 1 MbpsWireless100%
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Ishpeming internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ishpeming 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 Ishpeming area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ishpeming residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ishpeming, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Ishpeming area, and 96.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ishpeming's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ishpeming

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

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Ishpeming covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Ishpeming 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 Ishpeming, $46.25.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ishpeming, $0.75.

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 Ishpeming. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ishpeming's providers, 44 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Ishpeming covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ishpeming 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 Ishpeming, $46.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ishpeming, $0.75.

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 Ishpeming. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ishpeming's providers, 44 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 Ishpeming covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ishpeming 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 Ishpeming, $46.25.

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 Ishpeming, $0.75.

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 Ishpeming. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ishpeming's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Ishpeming with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ishpeming. The next fastest internet provider in Ishpeming is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 96% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Ishpeming with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ishpeming, $46.25.

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%.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.