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Internet Providers in Berkley, Michigan
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Internet Access in Berkley, Michigan
Berkley has 8 residential Internet providers, or 19 when including business and mobile service. There are 8 choices for wired broadband such as DSL or cable.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
The plans listed on this page are manually collected by our data staff.
Most households within Berkley have two or more to them. Initialize the interactive mapping tool on this page to discover competition shifts in different parts of the city.
Overall, local broadband shoppers are most likely choosing between DSL and Fiber and Cable. and speed test data seen below illustrate how the actual speed test statistics differ when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.
- There are 14 internet providers in Berkley with 8 of those offering residential service
- Berkley is the 16th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Oak Park, but behind Clawson, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, and Pleasant Ridge.
- The fastest zip code in Berkley for July 2021 is 48072. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Berkley, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.7%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||99.4%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Clear Rate Communications||30 Mbps||DSL||4m 33s||26.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Huntington Woods, MI
- Royal Oak, MI
- Oak Park, MI
- Clawson, MI
- Ferndale, MI
- Birmingham, MI
- Madison Heights, MI
- Southfield, MI
- Hazel Park, MI
- Bloomfield Hills, MI
- Troy, MI
- Highland Park, MI
- Warren, MI
- Center Line, MI
- Detroit, MI
- Redford, MI
- Hamtramck, MI
- Sterling Heights, MI
- Farmington, MI
- West Bloomfield, MI
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps on Berkley Internet Plans
Internet companies have begun to impose data "plans" onto consumer Internet packages lately. The trend is certainly true for Berkley, with Internet companies like Xfinity adding capped plans. This won't matter for the majority of customers, but it may be an issue for subscribers who share the connection or "power users" who download or upload a large amount of high-def video. If you have data usage concerns, start by checking for fiber plans in the area using the search bar on this page. Fiber packages are usually a bit more expensive. However, they can offer unlimited data without throttling because the fiber line doesn't share cable and DSL's bandwidth limitations.
Compare Berkley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Berkley||236.2 Mbps||10||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +298.2 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -87.4 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -75.6 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.32 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -66.7 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -74.1 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|