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Internet Providers in Fremont, Michigan
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Internet Access in Fremont, Michigan
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Fremont. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The information on this page is primarily sourced via FCC reports, and is validated using private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful results than is available from government websites. Data on speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is generated thanks to our research team, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year. There are a total of 422 plans in Fremont since 2014, with 51 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.
The average Fremont home will have 5 providers serving a given address, or precisely 5.02 Internet providers per census block. Only 36.56 percent of the Fremont population have one or fewer options for Internet service.
In terms of network technologies with significant infrastructure already built in Fremont, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband connection varieties are IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Cable, with 82.85% and 69.69% respectively. Regular cable TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet, since they can re-purpose pre-existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for Fremont residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, AT&T Internet is a third option for wired broadband in 82 percent of the Fremont area. Fixed wireless providers like West Michigan Broadband are also worth considering, but the main wired providers are usually a better deal when it comes to performance.
Internet Statistics 2021
36.6% of consumers in Fremont4,000 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 Fremont, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||69.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||82.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||60.3%|
|MIcom||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||3.1%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||1.3%|
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.
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 Fremont
Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in Fremont place a limit on data use on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming, while providers insist that caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Fremont to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Fremont||10.6 Mbps||12||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +523.8 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +138.2 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +150 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +158.9 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +151.5 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|