Internet Providers in Comstock Park, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Comstock Park, MI
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 20
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.73

Internet Access in Comstock Park, Michigan

There are two Internet providers in Comstock Park: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet provides Satellite. Their Internet services have availability in near one hundred percent of Comstock Park and reported downstream speeds of 25 Mbps.

In terms of coverage options, the average Comstock Park subscriber will find 5-6 providers serving their address. Still, 2.72 percent of Comstock Park residents are stuck with one choice for home Internet service.

In terms of network tech available across the city, the most prevalent hardwired Internet connection infrastructures are IPBB (96.51 percent coverage) and Fiber (59.64 percent coverage). Fiber is built on newer, more modern fiber-optic transmission lines composed of thousands of glass strands that can transmit Internet data as light. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to coaxial cables in the "last mile." Coaxial last mile connections slow speeds, but are still usually better than cable/DSL.

AT&T Internet provides an alternative. They offer 96 percent local coverage and a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access in Comstock Park. For example, fixed wireless providers such as Michwave Technologies can reach 3 Mbps or more using direct wireless hardware. Aside from consumer Internet, there are 7 providers in Comstock Park marketing enterprise and business products and services like SD-WAN and MPLS. We list all providers with business plans online, although some providers sell both residential and business Internet.

The coverage statistics on BroadbandNow comes via FCC and governmental reporting, which requires Internet companies in Comstock Park to report availability data biannually. Leveraging direct relationships with Internet providers, we are able to confirm this data against privatized data reported by providers. The speed averages shown below are calculated from real-world speed tests from the Comstock Park area.

  • There are 19 internet providers in Comstock Park with 12 of those offering residential service
  • Comstock Park is the 110th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Sparta, Belmont, and Marne, but behind Wyoming and Grand Rapids.
  • The fastest zip code in Comstock Park for April 2021 is 49321. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Comstock Park, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Comstock Park, Michigan

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 96.5% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 96.5% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 91.0% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • ACDnet - Fiber - 59.6% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 23.4% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 23.4% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 12.8% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Comstock Park - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Comstock Park

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Comstock Park is the 110th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Sparta, Belmont, and Marne, but behind Wyoming and Grand Rapids.

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

Approximately 10,000 people in Kent 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: 60% of people living in Comstock Park 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 97% of Comstock Park 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.

As of this month, 49321 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Comstock Park.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Kent County, approximately 15,000 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.

Data Limits Among Comstock Park Internet Service Providers

Internet providers have moved to add data "plans" onto their residential broadband packages in recent years. The market trend holds true in the Comstock Park market, with local Internet companies like Xfinity advertising capped plans. This won't really matter for the majority of residents, but it is liable to affect households who share the connection with multiple other household members or techies who upload a large amount of high-def video. An HD stream on Netflix uses about 3GB of data per hour, according to Netflix.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Comstock Park

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 96.5%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 96.5%+ 100 Mbps
Michwave Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 91.0%+ 1,200 Mbps
ACDnet Fiber 59.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
West Michigan Broadband Fixed Wireless 34.4%+ 15 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 23.4%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 23.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 12.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Point Broadband Fixed Wireless 5.2%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 92.5%+ 987 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 29.3%+ 1,000 Mbps Fiber 28.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Point Broadband Fixed Wireless 18.2%+ 25 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 14.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Telnet Worldwide Copper 5.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 2.8%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Business Cable 4.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications DSL 3.1%+ 6 Mbps
Everstream Fiber 3.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Comstock Park to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Comstock Park 89.5 Mbps 12 $0.17 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +325.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +4 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +29.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +26.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +37.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +38.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )