Internet Providers in Grayling, MI
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Residential Internet Statistics for Grayling, MI
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$65.69|
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Internet Access in Grayling, Michigan
Information below is calculated from biannual FCC provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to enhance that information. Plan, pricing, and other data shown here is hand-gathered manually by our research team. To date, we've collected and verified 319 Internet plans in Grayling in the past few years. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 2,428 speed test recordings in the past 12 months.
Frontier Communications as well as Spectrum can also provide Internet service in Grayling, with Frontier performing marginaly better according to speed test analysis.
There is above-average competition between companies in the Grayling area, but 2,000 residents still don't have service from multiple providers. If these residents aren't satisfied with their provider, they are forced to use a poor quality wireless backup. However, this isn't the norm in Grayling — the average household has 3 Internet choices.
When comparing technology choices, Grayling features coverage for every common wired broadband technologies: fiber and cable/DSL. Fiber service presents the better network type. Fiber has 52.26 percent availability in Grayling.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Grayling as measured by coverage area. The more common providers often overlap around Grayling.
Internet Statistics 2021
29.5% of consumers in Grayling2,000 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 Grayling, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||72.1%|
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.
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.
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 Caps in Grayling
Data collected by our market research team suggests that top providers in the area use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Grayling to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Grayling||82.3 Mbps||8||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +452.1 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +66.5 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +78.3 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +87.2 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|