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Internet providers in Sault Ste. Marie, MI

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 25 MbpsDSL96%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable93%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 10 MbpsDSL1.454%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sault Ste. Marie internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sault Ste. Marie 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 Sault Ste. Marie area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Sault Ste. Marie residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sault Ste. Marie, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Sault Ste. Marie area, and 89.16% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sault Ste. Marie's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sault Ste. Marie

The largest internet providers in Sault Ste. Marie are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Sault Ste. Marie.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Sault Ste. Marie residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 93% of the area. Sault Ste. Marie’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sault Ste. Marie residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Sault Ste. Marie covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Sault Ste. Marie 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sault Ste. Marie, $43.30.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sault Ste. Marie, $0.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Sault Ste. Marie. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sault Ste. Marie's providers, 37 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

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Sault Ste. Marie covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sault Ste. Marie 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 Sault Ste. Marie, $43.30.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sault Ste. Marie, $0.87.

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 Sault Ste. Marie. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Sault Ste. Marie's providers, 37 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 Sault Ste. Marie covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sault Ste. Marie 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 Sault Ste. Marie, $43.30.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sault Ste. Marie, $0.87.

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 Sault Ste. Marie. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sault Ste. Marie's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Sault Ste. Marie with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Sault Ste. Marie. The next fastest internet provider in Sault Ste. Marie is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 96% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Sault Ste. Marie with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sault Ste. Marie, $43.30.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.