Internet Service Providers in Manistique, Michigan

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Residential Internet Statistics for Manistique, MI
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 39.54 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 24.49%

Internet Access in Manistique, Michigan

Broadband coverage and competition in Manistique is below average. As it stands, a surprising 25.09 percent of local residents have only one (or fewer) choices forbroadband services. In terms of connectivity, Manistique ranks at 561st out of 830 communities within the state.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Manistique.

Cable and DSL are the dominant network technologies in the Manistique metro area. They are frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Performance from cable is generally better. That said, big-picture metrics we've recorded with either system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood.

The packages shown above are manually collected through our research team. We've aggregated 194 plans in the area around Manistique, in total.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink also serves the area with a recorded top speed of 20 Mbps. Explore the interactive map below to see broadband coverage on the census block level, and our speed data to see how Viasat compares with other Manistique options in speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Manistique, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
jamadots 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Manistique, Michigan

  • CenturyLink - 89.0% Availability in Manistique - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 75.5% Availability in Manistique - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • jamadots - 3.6% Availability in Manistique - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Manistique - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Manistique - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Manistique

Manistique Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Manistique is the 561st most connected city in Michigan ahead of Gladstone, Escanaba, Munising, and Newberry, but behind Rapid River.

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 Schoolcraft 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 75% of Manistique 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 Schoolcraft County, approximately 3,000 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 in Manistique

Many Internet companies have added "data caps" for their home WiFi and Internet packages recently. Some major ISPs in Manistique, including CenturyLink, have data caps according to our most recent plan data. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically run anywhere from 250GB up to a Terabyte. Most home Internet data caps are quite high, meaning they don't affect the majority of users. Potential CenturyLink customers in Manistique are advised to verify data limitations while signing up, and not assume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Manistique

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 89.0%+ 20 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 75.5%+ 940 Mbps
jamadots DSL 3.6%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
jamadots DSL 78.2%+ 30 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 44.2%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Manistique to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Manistique 39.5 Mbps 5 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +309.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +67.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +60.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +72.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +75.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )