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Internet providers in 48879

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL91%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable70%
Clinton County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic58%
DayStarr LLC - -Fiber-optic35%
Winn Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic30%
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48879 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 48879 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 48879 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 70% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 62% of those living in the 48879 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 48879 area, and 73.55% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 48879, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 48879

The largest internet providers serving the 48879 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 48879 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 70% of the area. Saint Johns’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 48879 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48879 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Johns, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 48879 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Saint Johns's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

70%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 48879 ZIP code, covering 70% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48879 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 Saint Johns, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Johns, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 48879 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Johns's providers, 44 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 the 48879 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 48879 ZIP 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 Saint Johns, $45.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Johns, $1.76.

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 48879 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Saint Johns's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 48879 frequently asked questions

Clinton County Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in the 48879 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 48879. The next fastest internet provider in the 48879 ZIP code is DayStarr LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 35% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 48879 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $45.74.

Clinton County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48879 ZIP code, covering 58% of the city. DayStarr LLC also offers fiber internet in 48879 and is available to 35% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.