Internet Providers in Holland, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Holland, MI
Internet Providers: 18
Internet Plans: 26
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.21

Internet Access in Holland, Michigan

Information here is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that information. Plan and pricing data is collected by our data science team. We have found and verified 637 Internet plans in and near Holland in the past few years. Average speed data is based on 35,820 local speed tests. They are intended for provider comparison purposes only.

Holland residents on average have two or more ISPs to choose from. The mapping tool below shows how competition changes in different parts of Holland.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Holland.

DSL and cable are the primary broadband network types in the Holland area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable performance is overall better. That said, big-picture metrics of either network type are comparable.

Aside from the Internet providers detailed above, AT&T Internet provides a third option for coverage in 92 percent of the Holland area. Wireless companies like Michwave Technologies are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better value so far as performance and price.

  • There are 29 internet providers in Holland with 18 of those offering residential service
  • Holland is the 57th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Zeeland, Fennville, Saugatuck, and West Olive, but behind Hamilton.
  • The fastest zip code in Holland for April 2021 is 49423. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Holland, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Holland Board of Public Works 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Acentek 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s
TDS Telecom 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Holland, Michigan

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 92.4% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 62.1% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 46.0% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 44.0% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • ACDnet - Fiber - 21.7% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Holland Board of Public Works - Fiber - 12.1% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 6.5% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • TDS - DSL - 5.3% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Acentek - Fiber - 5.1% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 1.8% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 1.0% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 0.5% Availability in Holland - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Holland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Holland

Holland Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Holland is the 57th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Zeeland, Fennville, Saugatuck, and West Olive, but behind Hamilton.

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 Ottawa 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.

Fiber Availability: 38% of people living in Holland have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Holland 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.

As of this month, 49423 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Holland.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Ottawa County, approximately 5,000 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.

Broadband Access for Education in Holland

Hope College and Western Theological Seminary are the largest universities in Holland. For the 3,727 combined students living in the area, strong broadband access is a must for obtaining educational materials and viewing research. Students living close to Hope College and Western Theological Seminary are likely to be choosing between the major providers outlined above. Speed test records from the same zip where both campuses are located show an average speed of 89.28 Mbps. Average speeds are often different due to the fact that they reflect home network issues, and the actual speed you can expect shouldn't be less than 10–30percent below the advertised speeds here. FCC and US Government reports regularly cite the need to better broadband access for college and high school students.

Data Caps Around Holland

Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers in Holland use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Holland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 92.4%+ 100 Mbps
Michwave Technologies Fixed Wireless 83.1%+ 50 Mbps
I-2000 Fixed Wireless 72.3%+ 12 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 62.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 46.0%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 44.0%+ 1,200 Mbps
Surf Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless 42.2%+ 25 Mbps
ACDnet Fiber 21.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Holland Board of Public Works Fiber 12.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
West Michigan Wireless ISP Fixed Wireless 10.5%+ 3.0 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 6.5%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Telecom DSL 5.3%+ 25 Mbps
Acentek Fiber 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 1.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 1.0%+ 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 0.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 48.9%+ 987 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 78.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
West Michigan Wireless ISP Fixed Wireless 59.4%+ 3.0 Mbps
Everstream Copper 25.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
ACD.net Fiber 19.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Holland Board of Public Works Fiber 19.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AcenTek Fiber 15.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 10.3%+ Call For Speed Availability
AT&T Fiber 3.8%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 3.3%+ 940 Mbps
JAS Networks Copper 3.0%+ 100 Mbps
Iserv Fiber 2.2%+ 100 Mbps
US Signal Company Fiber 2.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.0%+ 50 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 1.6%+ 3.0 Mbps
Telnet Worldwide Copper 1.0%+ 1.5 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 0.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Holland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Holland 84.5 Mbps 18 $0.17 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +330.9 Mbps ) 16 ( -2 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +34.4 Mbps ) 17 ( -1 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +31.7 Mbps ) 15 ( -3 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +42.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +43.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -10 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Holland

Eh, not the greatest

Good internet service, not the best price, customer service is very slow.

Dependable, solid service. No limits, good ping times.

Local company (Allendale), reliable service, as promised up/down speeds, a good ping times.