Internet Providers in Essexville, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Essexville, MI
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Essexville, Michigan

Essexville offers 7 residential Internet providers, or 11 when including business and mobile service. There are 4 choices for wired broadband such as DSL and cable.

The plans listed on this page are manually collected by our data science and research team. The 32 Internet packages shown above are the most recent of 186 plans we've gathered in Essexville to date.

DSL and cable are the two primary broadband options around the Essexville metro area. They are fighting over the same subscribers at most addresses and competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is usually better and more consistent. That said, overall performance we've recorded with either type are similar.

There is above-average choice between companies in Essexville. However, 1,000 residents don't have service from more than one provider. If these customers aren't satisfied by their service from the incumbent provider, they have to rely on a lower-grade wireless backup. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Essexville. The majority of households have 4 Internet choices.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Essexville in terms of coverage area. The more common ISPs frequently cover the same addresses in most blocks around Essexville.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Essexville with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Essexville is the 494th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Auburn, but behind Linwood, Reese, Bay City, and Kawkawlin.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Essexville, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.4%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 91.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Essexville

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Essexville is the 494th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Auburn, but behind Linwood, Reese, Bay City, and Kawkawlin.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Bay 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 91% of Essexville 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 Bay County, approximately 4,000 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 in Essexville

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Essexville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Essexville 53.6 Mbps 7 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +480.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +95.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +107 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +108.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )