Internet Providers in Mio, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mio, MI
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $70.98

Internet Access in Mio, Michigan

Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers to further validate and enhance that information down to the census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data is aggregated by our data science team. To date, we've aggregated 151 Internet deals in Mio since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 495 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.

Cable and DSL are the two main broadband network types around Mio. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Performance from cable tends to be better, but overall performance seen with either network system are similar.

Frontier Communications and MIcom also have Internet service in Mio, often competing for the same customers.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Mio.

View the interactive map below to explore Internet service choice at a granular street level. You will likely discover that while most areas have about 3 options for service, others can be less fortunate and might only have one provider available.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Mio with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Mio is the 648th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Lewiston, but behind Saint Helen, Roscommon, Rose City, and Atlanta.
  • The fastest zip code in Mio for April 2021 is 48647. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Mio, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
M33 Access 400 Mbps Fiber 20s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s
MIcom 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s
Golden Communications 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mio, Michigan

  • Frontier - 92.7% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • MIcom - 74.1% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Golden - 71.8% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • ACDnet - 31.2% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • M33 Access - 27.0% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 400 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Mio - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mio

Mio Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Mio is the 648th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Lewiston, but behind Saint Helen, Roscommon, Rose City, and Atlanta.

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

Approximately 700 people in Oscoda 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.

Fiber Availability: 58% of people living in Mio have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 80% of Mio 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, 48647 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Mio.

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

In Oscoda 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Mio

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in Mio place a limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a tactic to discourage "cord cutting", while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mio

Provider Type Coverage Speed
M33 Access Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 400 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 92.7%+ 115 Mbps
MIcom Cable 74.1%+ 50 Mbps
Golden Communications Cable 71.8%+ 50 Mbps
ACDnet Fiber 31.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
M33 Access Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 400 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
ACD.net Fiber 20.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Everstream Fiber 15.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Mio to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mio 11.7 Mbps 8 $1.89 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +104.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )