Internet Service Providers in Merrill, Michigan
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Residential Internet Statistics for Merrill, MI
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||21.02 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||25.48%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Merrill, Michigan
Internet Access in Merrill, Michigan
The most commonly available wired network types in Merrill are DSL lines followed by Cable lines. FCC filings suggest DSL reaches a 48.82 percent territory in the area, in contrast to the 38.26 percent Cable availability.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Merrill.
Frontier Communications and LakeNet also offer Internet service in Merrill, with 48 percent and 40 percent coverage within the city.
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 6 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
46.0% of consumers in Merrill1,000 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 Merrill, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Air Advantage||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Parish Communications||110 Mbps||Cable||1m 14s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||115 Mbps||DSL||1m 11s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Merrill, Michigan
- Frontier - 48.8% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
- LakeNet - 40.9% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum - 38.3% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Air Advantage - 31.8% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Parish - 3.1% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 110 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Merrill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Merrill
|LakeNet||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||99.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Point Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||20 Mbps|
|CMS Internet||Fixed Wireless||99.5%+||50 Mbps|
|SkyWeb Networks||Fixed Wireless||99.2%+||3.0 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||48.8%+||115 Mbps|
|Air Advantage||Fiber||31.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|SpeedConnect||Fixed Wireless||29.5%+||15 Mbps|
|ISP Management||Fixed Wireless||11.3%+||0.768 Mbps|
|Parish Communications||Cable||3.1%+||110 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||100%||115 Mbps|
|Point Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||20 Mbps|
|LakeNet||Fixed Wireless||100%||15 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||32.4%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Merrill to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Merrill||21 Mbps||13||$0.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +328.1 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +86.1 Mbps )||18 ( +5 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +78.7 Mbps )||15 ( +2 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps )||21 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +94.3 Mbps )||9 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|