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Internet providers in 48473

Find internet providers serving the 48473 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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48473 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL20%
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable83%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable33%
Lennon Telephone Company $54.00 15 - 100 MbpsCable26%
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48473 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 48473 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 48473 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.810% of those living in the 48473 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 48473 area, and 93.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 48473, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Swartz Creek

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 117 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 149 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Lennon Telephone Company 34 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable
Frontier 19 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 48473

The largest internet providers serving the 48473 ZIP code are AT&T, Frontier, and Xfinity bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 48473 ZIP code, covering 20% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Frontier, which covers 86% of the area. Swartz Creek’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 83% of residents in the 48473 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

20%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 48473 ZIP code, covering 20% 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 Swartz Creek, $54.14.

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 Swartz Creek, $0.76.

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 20 Mbps in 48473 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Swartz Creek's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48473 ZIP code, covering 86% 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 Swartz Creek, $54.14.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 48473 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 48473 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Swartz Creek, $54.14.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Swartz Creek, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 48473 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Swartz Creek's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 48473 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 48473 and the greater Swartz Creek area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Swartz Creek at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Swartz Creek at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 48473 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 48473 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 48473 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 20% of households in 48473. The next fastest internet provider in the 48473 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 48473 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Swartz Creek, $54.14.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

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.