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Internet providers in Royal Oak, MI

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Royal Oak, MI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.684%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable98%
Clear Rate Communications - 1 - 40 MbpsDSL74%
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Royal Oak internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Royal Oak residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in Royal Oak.

There are six internet providers serving the Royal Oak area, and 99.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Royal Oak's six 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 Royal Oak

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 124 Mbps 36 Mbps Cable
AT&T 167 Mbps 116 Mbps DSL
Clear Rate Communications 32 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Royal Oak

The largest internet providers in Royal Oak are AT&T, Xfinity, and WOW! bringing DSL and cable options to Royal Oak.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Royal Oak residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Royal Oak’s third most-available internet provider, WOW!, offers cable to around 98% of Royal Oak 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

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Royal Oak covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Royal Oak 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Royal Oak, $49.99.

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 Royal Oak, $0.82.

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 Royal Oak. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Royal Oak's providers, 375 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Royal Oak covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak, $49.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Royal Oak, $0.82.

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 Royal Oak. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Royal Oak's providers, 375 Mbps.

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WOW! cable internet

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

1,200 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from WOW! offers broadband to nearly all households in Royal Oak covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for WOW! start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Royal Oak, $49.99.

WOW! customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.15 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Royal Oak, $0.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, WOW! offers download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Royal Oak. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Royal Oak's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Royal Oak and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Royal Oak at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Royal Oak at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Royal Oak residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Royal Oak with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Royal Oak. The next fastest internet provider in Royal Oak is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 9.684% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Royal Oak with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Royal Oak, $49.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Royal Oak, covering 9.684% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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%.