Internet Providers in Dowagiac, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dowagiac, MI
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 20
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.52

Internet Access in Dowagiac, Michigan

Dowagiac currently has only two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. They have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Dowagiac and reported speeds up to 25 Mbps.

So far as broadband network options, Dowagiac features all three major wired Internet technologies: fiber, cable, and DSL. Among the local options, Fiber is overall the stronger network type. Fiber has a 93.18 percent footprint in Dowagiac.

Frontier Communications and XFINITY from Comcast also have Internet service in Dowagiac, with Frontier doing marginaly better in our speed test statistics.

Residents of Dowagiac generally have more than one ISPs at a given address. The map below illustrates broadband competition shifts around the city.

The coverage stats on this page comes from FCC reporting. Providers in Dowagiac are required to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify this data against private data submitted via telecoms. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests from Dowagiac from M-Labs, which is integrated into Chrome search results as well as BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Dowagiac, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midwest Connections 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Sister Lakes Cable 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
Supernet Communications 16 Mbps Cable 8m 32s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dowagiac, Michigan

  • Frontier - DSL - 67.6% Availability in Dowagiac - Call For Speed Availability
  • Xfinity - Cable - 65.9% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • ACDnet - Fiber - 63.2% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midwest Energy & Communications - Fiber - 48.8% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Supernet Communications - Cable - 34.3% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 16 Mbps
  • Sister Lakes - Cable - 14.6% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dowagiac - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dowagiac

Dowagiac Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Dowagiac is the 336th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Vandalia, Decatur, Cassopolis, and Eau Claire, but behind Berrien Springs.

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

Approximately 400 people in Cass 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: 93% of people living in Dowagiac 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 96% of Dowagiac 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 Cass County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps Among Dowagiac ISPs

Many Internet providers have moved to add data "plans" to home broadband plans in recent years. This market trend is certainly true for Dowagiac, with local Internet companies such as Xfinity selling plans with data caps. This doesn't matter for most Internet users, but it may affect those who upload a lot of high-def content. If you have concerns about staying within a set amount of data use, look for fiber plans in the area using the search tool on this page. Fiber is often pricier. However, they usually provide non-capped data without throttling because fiber-optic infrastructure doesn't have cable or DSL's bandwidth ceiling.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dowagiac

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Supernet Communications Cable 34.3%+ 16 Mbps
Supernet Communications Fixed Wireless 99.5%+ 8 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 67.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 65.9%+ 1,200 Mbps
ACDnet Fiber 63.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midwest Connections Fiber 48.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
I-2000 Fixed Wireless 16.0%+ 12 Mbps
Sister Lakes Cable Cable 14.6%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Midwest Connections Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Supernet Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 33.9%+ 987 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 44.7%+ Call For Speed Availability
ACD.net Fiber 42.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Everstream Fiber 21.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Dowagiac to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dowagiac 38.6 Mbps 10 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +376.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +80.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +77.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +88.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +89 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )