Internet Providers in Merrill, MI

Residential Internet Statistics for Merrill, MI
Internet Service Providers: 10
Plans Start From: $40
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Merrill, Michigan:

Showing 1 to 12 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    38.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    38.3% Available
  • 2. Frontier
    59.7% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    59.7% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Point Broadband
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. CMS Internet
    99.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.5% Available
  • 7. 7. LakeNet
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.2% Available
  • 8. 8. SkyWeb
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    99.2% Available
  • 9. 9. Air Advantage
    31.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    31.8% Available
  • 10. 10. SpeedConnect
    29.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    29.5% Available
  • 11. 11. ISP Management
    11.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *0.768
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    11.3% Available
  • 12. 12. Parish
    4.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *110 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    4.5% Available

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Internet Access in Merrill, Michigan

The most commonly available wired network types in Merrill are Cable lines followed by DSL lines. FCC filings suggest Cable reaches a 38.26 percent territory in the area, in contrast to the 59.66 percent DSL availability.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Merrill.

Frontier Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Merrill. They are available to 59 percent of local addresses. Point Broadband is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it can be an equivalent service quality in some cases.

There's above-average competition between companies in the Merrill area, but 1,000 locals can't get access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased with their local provider, they are left with no choice but to compromise for a lower-grade wireless option. However, this issue isn't widespread in Merrill — the average household has 5 Internet choices.

The coverage statistics on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data, which compels providers in Merrill to report coverage data biannually. By using our relationships with ISPs nationally, we are able to validate public data in comparison to privatized data reported by telecoms. The speed averages shown below are calculated from actual speed tests originating in Merrill. Other data and statistics shown on BroadbandNow are drawn from NTIA and Census databases.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Merrill, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Air Advantage 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 31.8%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 38.3%
Parish Communications 110 Mbps Cable 1m 14s 4.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 59.7%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Merrill is the 46th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Hemlock, Breckenridge, Saint Louis, and Freeland, but behind Saint Charles.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Saginaw County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 63% of people living in Merrill have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 53% of Merrill residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Saginaw County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Merrill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Merrill 8.7 Mbps 13 $0.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +573 Mbps ) 22 ( +9 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +164.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +191 Mbps ) 20 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +193.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +187.8 Mbps ) 11 ( -2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )