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Internet providers in Pontiac, MI

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Pontiac, MI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsDSL73%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsWired73%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Pontiac internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pontiac 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 Pontiac area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Pontiac residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.750% of those living in Pontiac.

There are five internet providers serving the Pontiac area, and 98.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pontiac's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pontiac

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 119 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
AT&T 28 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 9 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Pontiac

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

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pontiac 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 Pontiac, $54.99.

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 Pontiac, $2.29.

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 20 Mbps in Pontiac. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pontiac's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Pontiac covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pontiac 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 Pontiac, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pontiac, $2.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Pontiac. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pontiac's providers, 69 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 Pontiac covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pontiac 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 Pontiac, $54.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pontiac, $2.29.

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 Pontiac. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Pontiac's providers, 69 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Pontiac with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Pontiac. The next fastest internet provider in Pontiac is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Pontiac with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pontiac, $54.99.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.

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.