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Internet Providers in Clare, Michigan
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Internet Access in Clare, Michigan
There are 17 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Clare. 3 of these are mobile providers.
Viasat Internet or HughesNet are currently the main Internet choices in Clare.
Since FCC coverage data is collected twice annually and only published six months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag.
The level of competition between broadband providers in Clare is overall high. The average home has about 4 Internet providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed fairly. A surprising 46.96 percent of the population are still limited to one option.
IPBB and Fixed Wireless is the top network type with coverage around Clare that residents should consider. To see detailed results, type your zip in the search tool at the top of this page.
Internet Statistics 2021
47.0% of consumers in Clare4,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Clare, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Winn Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||30.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CMS Internet||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.6%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||94.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Clare
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top providers in Clare place a limit on streaming for their home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Clare to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Clare||74.1 Mbps||11||$0.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +460.3 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +74.7 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +86.5 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +88 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|