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Internet Providers in Inkster, Michigan
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Internet Access in Inkster, Michigan
Information on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to further validate that data on a census block level. Plane and pricing information on BroadbandNow is aggregated manually through our data analysis team. To date, we've analyzed 540 broadband plans in the area around Inkster since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 412 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Most people in Inkster have more than one at a given address. That said, the amount of choice will rise and dip from block to block. The map on this page shows how competition shifts in different parts of Inkster.
In regards to network choices, Fiber, cable, and DSL are available in the area. In general, Fiber-Optic is the top performing technology. It's closely followed by cable, which is followed by DSL. Cable is popular as a default choice that is a compromise between fiber's high speeds and DSL's low pricing.
HughesNet as well as EarthLink can also provide coverage in Inkster, with significant shared coverage areas in some blocks.
According to the most recent FCC data, Metronet and Viasat Internet are the strongest providers in Inkster so far as coverage. As the maps below show, these providers often overlap in most neighborhoods around Inkster.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Inkster, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||95.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||36.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||36.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Inkster
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.
Compare Inkster to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Inkster||89.1 Mbps||10||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +456.5 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +72.2 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +97.5 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +90 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|