Internet Providers in Litchfield, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Litchfield, MI
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.99

Internet Access in Litchfield, Michigan

You can expect to find two main network types within Litchfield: cable (60.73% availability) and DSL (close to one hundred percent availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is provided through cable TV companies, using pre-existing copper coaxial television wires mounted on telephone poles or buried in the street. DSL, similarly, is sent over landline phone wires. Most Litchfield blocks can subscribe to both cable and DSL from competing providers.

Viasat Internet is the most common Internet provider in Litchfield. They are available to practically one hundred percent of Litchfield census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest Internet package advertised by HughesNet in Litchfield is 25 megabits per second.

CenturyLink provides a common alternative, serving Litchfield with near one hundred percent coverage and a top speed of 80 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet service in Litchfield. fixed wireless outfits like DMCI Broadband are able to achieve 25 Mbps via direct wireless technology.

Since most buildings are only wired for one phone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Litchfield has 2-3 wired broadband options to choose from. 33.01% of the Litchfield area have one or fewer options. Regardless of alternative technologies in the area, cable and DSL broadband generally offer the best price and data policies for home use.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private data we collect directly from providers. Statistics regarding speed averages is sourced from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. The BroadbandNow research team has manually aggregated package pricing and service data on 267 Internet offerings in Litchfield to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Litchfield, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 60.7%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 99.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 6.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Litchfield

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Litchfield is the 720th most connected city in Michigan behind Jonesville, Hillsdale, Quincy, Homer, and Concord.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Hillsdale 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 67% of Litchfield 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.

In Hillsdale County, approximately 15,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Litchfield

Data from our research team suggests that some of the top ISPs in Litchfield place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Litchfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Litchfield 82.9 Mbps 6 $0.99 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +451.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +65.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +77.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +86.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +79.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )