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Internet Providers in Douglas, Michigan
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Internet Access in Douglas, Michigan
The average address in Douglas can get service from around 3 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." In context, this is a lot of choice compared with similar-sized cities. Competition is correlated with better regional pricing.
The broadband packages shown above are gathered manually by our data science and research team. We've gathered 324 Internet plans in Douglas since 2014.
DSL and cable are the dominant network options in the Douglas area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is generally better, but the overall speeds of either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network infrastructure in a given area.
Xfinity as well as Frontier Communications also offer coverage in Douglas, with significant overlap in some parts of town.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Douglas so far as coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, the more common telecom companies frequently overlap around Douglas.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Douglas, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Fiber||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||41.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||89.1%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Douglas
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.
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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Douglas
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the popular providers in Douglas currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Douglas to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Douglas||15 Mbps||8||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +530.6 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +146.3 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +165.9 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +171.6 Mbps )||24 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +164.1 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|