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Internet providers in 49431

Find internet providers serving the 49431 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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49431 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL2.920%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL84%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable90%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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49431 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49431 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 49431 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 92% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ludington, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 49431 area, and 76.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 49431, prices start at $45.45 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ludington

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 19 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 107 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 49431

The largest internet providers serving the 49431 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most in the 49431 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 90% of the area. Ludington’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49431 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49431 ZIP code, covering 84% 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 Ludington, $58.99.

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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

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49431 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49431 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 Ludington, $58.99.

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 Ludington, $0.84.

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 49431 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ludington's providers, 35 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 49431 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49431 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Ludington, $58.99.

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 Ludington, $0.84.

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 49431 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ludington's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49431 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 49431 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.920% of households in 49431. The next fastest internet provider in the 49431 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 90% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 49431 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ludington, $58.99.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.