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Internet providers in Richmond, MI

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Richmond, MI internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Air Advantage $55.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Richmond internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Richmond 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 Richmond area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Richmond residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.380% of those living in Richmond.

There are five internet providers serving the Richmond area, and 92.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richmond's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Richmond

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 174 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Frontier 16 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Richmond

The largest internet providers in Richmond are Frontier, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Richmond.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Richmond residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Richmond’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Richmond residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Richmond covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Richmond 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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Richmond, $54.99.

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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 Richmond covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Richmond 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 Richmond, $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 Richmond, $1.62.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 51 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 Richmond covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Richmond 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 Richmond, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richmond, $1.62.

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 Richmond. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Richmond's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Richmond with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Richmond. The next fastest internet provider in Richmond is Air Advantage, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

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%.