How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Escanaba, Michigan
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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.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.4% of consumers in Escanaba4,000 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||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||73.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||74.6%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Escanaba to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Escanaba||109 Mbps||6||$0.86 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +425.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +39.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +60.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +53.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $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.