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Internet Providers in Freeland, Michigan
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Internet Access in Freeland, Michigan
You can expect to find two major network types in Freeland: coaxial cable (94.44% availability) and DSL (76.18% availability). Coaxial cable broadband service is provided via cable TV providers, using copper coaxial TV cables on utility poles. DSL is delivered over landline phone lines. The majority of Freeland neighborhoods and addresses can access both coaxial cable or DSL service from two or more providers.
There is a decent amount of choice between providers in Freeland, but 2,000 people in the area still don't have service from more than one provider. If these customers aren't satisfied by their service from the incumbent provider, they are forced to rely on a low-speed wireless connection. However, this issue isn't widespread in Freeland — the average household has 3-4 Internet options.
Spectrum as well as AT&T Internet also offer coverage in Freeland, with shared territory in some neighborhoods.
Coverage from the most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Freeland.
Internet access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and private data collected directly from telecoms or via private sources. Statistics shown below regarding speed and performance data comes via M-Labs. Our researchers have manually sourced price and plan details for 192 broadband offerings in Freeland to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
19.8% of consumers in Freeland2,000 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 Freeland, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Air Advantage||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||24.5%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||76.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Freeland
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Video Streaming Around Freeland
Data from our research team shows that some of the top ISPs in Freeland use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Freeland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Freeland||121.4 Mbps||10||$0.56 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +424.2 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +39.9 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +65.2 Mbps )||24 ( +14 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +57.7 Mbps )||9 ( -1 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|