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Internet providers in 48879

Find internet providers serving the 48879 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48879 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable70%
Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association $44.95 50 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic58%
Daystarr Communications $70.00 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic35%
Winn Telephone - -Fiber-optic30%
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48879 internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 99% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 71% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% 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 $44.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saint Johns

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Frontier 14 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 127 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 48879

The largest internet providers serving the 48879 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic 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, Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association, offers fiber-optic to around 58% of residents in the 48879 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $59.15.

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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

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $59.15.

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 Saint Johns, $0.51.

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 48879 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Johns's providers, 368 Mbps.

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Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association fiber-optic internet

Provider

Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association

Starting price*
$44.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

58%

Fiber-optic from Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association offers broadband to about half of households in the 48879 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 48879 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association start at $44.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $59.15.

Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.90 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Johns, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 48879 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Johns's providers, 368 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48879 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48879 and the greater Saint Johns area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Saint Johns at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Johns at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48879 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 48879 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 48879 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 70% of households in 48879. The next fastest internet provider in the 48879 ZIP code is CMS Internet , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in the 48879 ZIP with service starting at $44.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Johns, $59.15.

Grand Mound Cooperative Telephone Association is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 48879 ZIP code, covering 58% of the city. Daystarr Communications also offers fiber internet in 48879 and is available to 35% of households.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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