Internet Providers in Kingsley, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Kingsley, MI
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.31

Internet Access in Kingsley, Michigan

Information on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers to enhance that data down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other data on this page is aggregated by our market research team. We have aggregated 265 Internet plans in Kingsley in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 136 records as of 2021. 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.

DSL and cable are the main broadband network types in the Kingsley area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Performance from cable tends to be better, but big-picture performance metrics of either type are comparable.

There is a strong amount of market competition between companies in the Kingsley area. However, 1,000 people in the area still don't have access to multiple providers. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have no choice but to rely on a less reliable wireless. However, this isn't the norm in Kingsley — the majority of households have 3 choices for Internet service.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Besides the Internet options listed above, CenturyLink provides a third option for coverage in 97 percent of the Kingsley area. Fixed wireless companies such as ATI Networks are also worth considering. However, the incumbent wired options are usually a better deal so far as performance and price.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Kingsley with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Kingsley is the 496th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Buckley, but behind Grawn, Interlochen, Traverse City, and Fife Lake.
  • The fastest zip code in Kingsley for July 2021 is 49649. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kingsley, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AcenTek 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Kingsley, Michigan

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 97.7% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 76.0% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 7.9% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • AcenTek - DSL - 2.5% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Kingsley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Kingsley

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Kingsley is the 496th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Buckley, but behind Grawn, Interlochen, Traverse City, and Fife Lake.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Grand Traverse 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.

Approximately 77% of Kingsley 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, 49649 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Kingsley.

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

In Grand Traverse County, approximately 4,000 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Kingsley

Data collected by our research team suggests that popular ISPs in Kingsley currently place a limit on data use for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a strategy to discourage streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Kingsley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 97.7%+ 100 Mbps
ATI Networks Fixed Wireless 80.0%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 76.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
186networks Fixed Wireless 39.4%+ 75 Mbps
Cherry Capital Connection Fixed Wireless 12.7%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 7.9%+ 25 Mbps
AcenTek DSL 2.5%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 64.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 17.5%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 6.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Kingsley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kingsley 69.6 Mbps 9 $0.98 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +464.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +79.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +91 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +92.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )