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Internet providers in Okemos, MI

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AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL1.503%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable89%
Smiling J LLC - -Fiber-optic100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 4 MbpsDSL43%
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Okemos internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Okemos 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 Okemos area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Okemos residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in Okemos.

There are 10 internet providers serving the Okemos area, and 98.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Okemos's 10 internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Okemos

The largest internet providers in Okemos are AT&T, Xfinity, and TDS Telecom bringing DSL and cable options to Okemos.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Okemos residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 89% of the area. Okemos’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers DSL to around 43% of Okemos residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Okemos 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 Okemos, $41.13.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Okemos, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Okemos. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Okemos's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Okemos covering 89% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Okemos 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 Okemos, $41.13.

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 Okemos, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Okemos. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Okemos's providers, 45 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

4 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.512 Mbps

Average availability

43%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in Okemos covering 43% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Okemos 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 TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Okemos, $41.13.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Okemos, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 4 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.512 Mbps in Okemos. These download speeds are available to 43% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Okemos's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Okemos, you’ll likely have options from fiber-optic, DSL, and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Okemos, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Okemos and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Okemos at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Okemos at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Okemos residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Okemos may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Okemos fiber-optic, DSL, and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Smiling J LLC is the fastest internet provider in Okemos with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Okemos. The next fastest internet provider in Okemos is WOW, offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 4.454% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Okemos with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Okemos, $41.13.

Smiling J LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Okemos, covering 100% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.