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Internet providers in 49442

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 75 MbpsCable74%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Stratus Networks, Inc. - -Wireless94%
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49442 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49442 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 49442 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Muskegon, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 49442 area, and 93.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 49442, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 75 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 49442

The largest internet providers serving the 49442 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 49442 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 74% of the area. Muskegon’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 49442 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/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 49442 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Muskegon, $41.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muskegon, $2.80.

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 49442 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Muskegon's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

74%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 49442 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49442 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Muskegon, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muskegon, $2.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 49442 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Muskegon's providers, 37 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 49442 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 49442 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 Muskegon, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Muskegon, $2.80.

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 49442 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Muskegon's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 49442 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 49442 ZIP code with download speeds up to 75 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in 49442. The next fastest internet provider in the 49442 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 49442 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Muskegon, $41.99.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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%.

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.