Internet Providers in Alden, MI

Residential Internet Statistics for Alden, MI
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 1.024 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Alden, Michigan:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    53.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    53.5% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    74.6% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    74.6% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    25.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    25.9% Available
  • 6. 6. Cherry Capital Connection
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. 186networks
    97.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.024 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.1% Available
  • 8. 8. ATI
    87.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    87.8% Available

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Internet Access in Alden, Michigan

Broadband competition is above-average in Alden compared to other parts of Michigan, with are 4.24 providers per census block on average. Alden ranks 256th on the "most connected city" charts. (As measured by the number of providers servicing each local address) Only 46.83 percent of the area have fewer than two choices for Internet services.

The packages listed here are collected manually through our research team.

Frontier Communications as well as Spectrum can also provide coverage in Alden, with Frontier doing slightly better in our speed test statistics.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Alden.

Broadly speaking, DSL and Cable are the most widespread network types in Alden. The map and user speed test data below show how the real-world speed test and performance results differ when comparing zip codes and ISPs in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alden, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 53.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 25.9%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 74.6%
500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Alden is the 256th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Bellaire, Elk Rapids, and Kewadin, but behind Rapid City and Mancelona.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Antrim County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 16% of people living in Alden have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 53% of Alden residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Antrim County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Alden

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Compare Alden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alden 12.5 Mbps 11 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +569.2 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +160.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +187.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +189.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +184 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )