Internet Providers in Escanaba, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Escanaba, MI
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.98

Internet Access in Escanaba, Michigan

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Escanaba. HughesNet is also commonly available.

Since FCC data is tallied up biannually and only published six months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Cable TV and Internet providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like EarthLink are the primary broadband infrastructure systems with availability in Escanaba.

Broadband competition in Escanaba is relatively strong, with the average household having 3-4 providers available in their area. Internet access isn't always spread out fairly. A surprising 25.43 percent of households in the area are still limited to one or fewer options for true broadband service.

Outside of the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum is another option to consider. They have coverage in 96 percent of the Escanaba area. Fixed wireless providers like UP Logon and satellite Internet companies including are worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired options usually offer a stronger deal when it comes to performance and price.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Escanaba with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Escanaba is the 658th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Gladstone, but behind Stephenson, Rapid River, Bark River, and Wilson.
  • The fastest zip code in Escanaba for April 2021 is 49829. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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 Escanaba, Michigan

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Escanaba, Michigan

  • Spectrum - Cable - 96.0% Availability in Escanaba - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 74.6% Availability in Escanaba - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 73.9% Availability in Escanaba - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Escanaba - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Escanaba - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Escanaba

Escanaba Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Escanaba is the 658th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Gladstone, but behind Stephenson, Rapid River, Bark River, and Wilson.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Delta 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.

Approximately 75% of Escanaba 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, 49829 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Escanaba.

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

In Delta County, approximately 6,000 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 Cap Issues in Escanaba

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the top providers use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Escanaba

Provider Type Coverage Speed
UP Logon Fixed Wireless 96.3%+ 3.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 96.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 74.6%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 73.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
UP Logon Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps
Michigan Broadband Fiber 20.9%+ -- Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 4.3%+ 940 Mbps
Peninsula Fiber Network Fiber 2.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Escanaba to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Escanaba 99.7 Mbps 6 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +315.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +19.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +16.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +27.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +27.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Escanaba

Alright speed but unreliable

I have very good networking equipment and yet about once a month, there will be an entire week or so where I get terribly slow and inconsistent speeds which have their highs and lows throughout the day.