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Internet providers in 48609

Find internet providers serving the 48609 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48609 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL1.340%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Air Advantage $55.00 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic63%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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48609 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48609 ZIP code 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 48609 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in the 48609 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 48609 area, and 91.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 48609, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saginaw

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 4 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 22 Mbps 49 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 113 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Air Advantage 14 Mbps 3 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 48609

The largest internet providers serving the 48609 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and Air Advantage bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 48609 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Saginaw’s third most-available internet provider, Air Advantage, offers fiber-optic to around 63% of residents in the 48609 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48609 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 Saginaw, $58.33.

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 Saginaw, $0.88.

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 10 Mbps in 48609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saginaw's providers, 177 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 48609 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48609 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saginaw, $58.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saginaw, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 48609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saginaw's providers, 177 Mbps.

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Air Advantage fiber-optic internet

Provider

Air Advantage

Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

63%

Fiber-optic from Air Advantage offers broadband to most households in the 48609 ZIP code, covering 63% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Air Advantage is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 48609 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Air Advantage start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saginaw, $58.33.

Air Advantage customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saginaw, $0.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Air Advantage offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 48609 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saginaw's providers, 177 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48609 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48609 and the greater Saginaw area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Saginaw at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saginaw at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48609 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Saginaw may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Saginaw cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 48609 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48609 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 48609. The next fastest internet provider in the 48609 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 48609 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Saginaw, $58.33.

Air Advantage is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48609 ZIP code, covering 63% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.