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Internet providers in Portland, MI

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Portland, MI internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
WOW - -Cable99%
Clinton County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic15%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Portland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Portland 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 Portland area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Portland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in Portland.

There are six internet providers serving the Portland area, and 99.22% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Portland's six internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Portland

The largest internet providers in Portland are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Portland.

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

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Portland covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Portland 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 Portland, $48.73.

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 Portland, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Portland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 20 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 Portland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Portland 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 Portland, $48.73.

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 Portland, $1.35.

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 Portland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Portland covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Portland 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Portland, $48.73.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portland, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Portland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portland's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Clinton County Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Portland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Portland. The next fastest internet provider in Portland is WOW, offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 99% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Portland with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portland, $48.73.

Clinton County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Portland, covering 15% of the city.

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.

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.

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.