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Internet Providers in Monroe, Michigan
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Internet Access in Monroe, Michigan
Information surfaced on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We also use direct provider reports to validate the information. Plane and pricing data is gathered by our data science team. To date, we've collected and verified 513 bundled Internet plans in and near Monroe since 2014. Real-world speed test data in Monroe is currently limited to the 12,794 speed tests shown in the tools below.
Households in Monroe usually have two or more ISPs at a given address. The mapping tool below illustrates how competition changes in different parts of the city.
AT&T Internet as well as Xfinity can also provide coverage in Monroe, with significant overlap in some parts of town.
DSL and cable are the two dominant network types in the Monroe area, fighting over potential customers at many addresses and generally competing with each other. Cable speed is overall stronger and more consistent, but big-picture performance metrics of either network system are similar.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Monroe so far as coverage. These telecom companies frequently compete at addresses around Monroe.
Internet Statistics 2021
3.4% of consumers in Monroe1,000 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 Monroe, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||92.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||45.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||59.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||4.3%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Monroe
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.
Data Caps Around Monroe
Data collected by our research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Monroe to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Monroe||87.3 Mbps||11||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +458.3 Mbps )||19 ( +8 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +74 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.29 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +93.6 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +99.3 Mbps )||24 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps )||9 ( -2 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|