Internet Providers in Bridgeport, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bridgeport, MI
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $100.9

Internet Access in Bridgeport, Michigan

FCC data is the backbone for the coverage information listed on this page. We've processed 1,145 rows of FCC and privatized data on Internet access within Bridgeport. There is currently a lack of meaningful speed test information for the Bridgeport area — 160 recordings over the past year. Residents should look to the advertised download speeds detailed above for local companies such as Viasat Internet.

Spectrum as well as AT&T Internet can also provide coverage in Bridgeport, with significant shared territory in some blocks.

There is a decent level of market competition between Internet providers in the Bridgeport area. However, 400 locals can't get access to more than one provider. If these customers aren't pleased by their local provider, they have no choice but to rely on a low-speed wireless backup. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Bridgeport — the majority of households have 5 choices for broadband-quality Internet service.

In regards to network choices, Bridgeport has widespread coverage for every major wired broadband technologies: fiber, cable, and DSL. Generally, Fiber is the top performing medium for transmitting Internet connectivity. It's closely followed by cable, with DSL in the rear of the group. Cable is commonly seen as default choice.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage for virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps will be sufficient for streaming lower-quality video on WiFi, but is likely to become an issue when multiple people try to use modern applications such as Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the availability map on this page to compare Internet options down to the census block level in Bridgeport.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bridgeport, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Air Advantage 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bridgeport, Michigan

  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.9% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 83.2% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 83.2% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Air Advantage - Fiber - 43.2% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bridgeport - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bridgeport

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Bridgeport is the 368th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Birch Run, but behind Frankenmuth, Saginaw, Reese, and Burt.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Saginaw County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 43% of people living in Bridgeport have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 86% of Bridgeport residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Saginaw County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bridgeport

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Air Advantage Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 83.2%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 83.2%+ 100 Mbps
SkyWeb Networks Fixed Wireless 77.5%+ 3.0 Mbps
Air Advantage Fiber 43.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
SpeedConnect Fixed Wireless 19.2%+ 15 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 3.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Telnet Worldwide Copper 3.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Bridgeport to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bridgeport 95.8 Mbps 9 $0.83 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +319.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +23.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +20.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +31.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +31.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )