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Internet providers in 49684

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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL90%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 25 MbpsDSL12%
CynergyComm.net, Inc. - -DSL3.137%
EagleNet - -Wired2.803%
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49684 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 49684 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 49684 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Traverse City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 49684 area, and 93.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 49684, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 49684

The largest internet providers serving the 49684 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 49684 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Traverse City’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 12% of residents in the 49684 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 49684 ZIP code, covering 90% 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Traverse City, $44.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Traverse City, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 49684 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Traverse City's providers, 35 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 49684 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 49684 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 Traverse City, $44.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Traverse City, $1.22.

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 49684 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Traverse City's providers, 35 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 49684 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Traverse City, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Traverse City, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 49684 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Traverse City's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 49684 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 49684 and the greater Traverse City area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Traverse City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Traverse City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 49684 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 49684 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 49684 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 49684. The next fastest internet provider in the 49684 ZIP code is EagleNet, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.803% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 49684 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Traverse City, $44.99.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.