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Internet providers in Portage, MI

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Portage, MI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL92%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 150 MbpsCable1.610%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable99%
BendBroadband - 100 - 4 MbpsDSL33%
Iserv - -DSL1.284%
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Portage internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Portage 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 Portage area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Portage residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Portage, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Portage area, and 95.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Portage's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Portage

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Portage residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Portage’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Portage residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Portage covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Portage 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 Portage, $42.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portage, $0.80.

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 Portage. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Portage covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Portage, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portage, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Portage. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 115 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 Portage covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Portage 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 Portage, $42.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portage, $0.80.

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 Portage. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Portage's providers, 115 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Portage with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Portage. The next fastest internet provider in Portage is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 1.610% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Portage with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portage, $42.99.

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%.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.