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Internet providers in Shelby, MI

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Shelby, MI internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Casair.net - -Wireless2.850%
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Shelby internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Shelby area, and 97.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Shelby's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Shelby

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 145 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 20 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 7 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Shelby

The largest internet providers in Shelby are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Shelby.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Shelby residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Shelby’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Shelby residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Shelby covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Shelby 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $59.99.

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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 Shelby covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Shelby 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 Shelby, $59.99.

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 Shelby, $0.54.

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 Shelby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Shelby's providers, 117 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Shelby covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Shelby 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Shelby, $0.54.

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 Shelby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Shelby's providers, 117 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Shelby with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Shelby. The next fastest internet provider in Shelby is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Shelby with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Shelby, $59.99.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

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.

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.