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Internet providers in 49646

Find internet providers serving the 49646 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49646 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL31%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable41%
AcenTek $28.95 200 - 1,000 MbpsDSL6.120%
CynergyComm - -DSL1.340%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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49646 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 49646 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 49646 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 86% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 42% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.800% of those living in the 49646 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 49646 area, and 28.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 49646, prices start at $28.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kalkaska

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 3 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 52 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 120 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Viasat 10 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
AcenTek 51 Mbps 18 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 49646

The largest internet providers serving the 49646 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 many in the 49646 ZIP code, covering 31% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 41% of the area. Kalkaska’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49646 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

31%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 49646 ZIP code, covering 31% 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kalkaska, $53.65.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kalkaska, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 49646 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 31% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kalkaska's providers, 31 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

5 Mbps

Average availability

41%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 49646 ZIP code, covering 41% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49646 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 Kalkaska, $53.65.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 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 Kalkaska, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 49646 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kalkaska's providers, 31 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 49646 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49646 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Kalkaska, $53.65.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Kalkaska, $0.24.

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 49646 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Kalkaska's providers, 31 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49646 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 49646 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 31% of households in 49646. The next fastest internet provider in the 49646 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 41% of the area.

AcenTek offers the cheapest internet in the 49646 ZIP with service starting at $28.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kalkaska, $53.65.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.