Internet Service Providers in Otter Lake, Michigan

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Residential Internet Statistics for Otter Lake, MI
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 16.26 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 18.38%

Internet Access in Otter Lake, Michigan

The two most common wired broadband technologies within Otter Lake are Cable lines as well as DSL lines. Our records show that Cable reaches a 77.01 percent territory in Otter Lake, compared to the 73.33 percent DSL availability.

Since FCC availability data is currently tallied up twice a year and only published six months after that, availability shown here may not be complete. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from many providers to help fix this issue.

Spectrum is also a common Internet choice in Otter Lake, offering primarily Cable connections with coverage in 77 percent of the area. Air Advantage is another alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind that fixed wireless needs roof access or proximity to a Air Advantage tower or access point.

Competition between broadband providers in Otter Lake is relatively strong, with most households having 3 Internet service providers available to them. Access isn't always spread out fairly, however — a notable 26.31 percent of area residents are limited to one or fewer options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered coverage for approximately practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, any speed above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream lower-quality SD video to devices on WiFi, but becomes challenging for large households or high-bandwidth services like Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. See the availability maps below to see how Internet options compare down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Otter Lake, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Air Advantage 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Otter Lake, Michigan

  • Spectrum - 77.0% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 73.3% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • TDS - 26.6% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Air Advantage - 8.3% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Otter Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Otter Lake

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Otter Lake is the 328th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Otisville and Columbiaville, but behind Vassar, Fostoria, and Millington.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Genesee 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: 8% of people living in Otter Lake 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 74% of Otter Lake 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 Genesee County, approximately 4,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Otter Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Air Advantage Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Bitwise Wireless Fixed Wireless 93.7%+ 6 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 77.0%+ 940 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 73.3%+ 115 Mbps
TDS Telecom DSL 26.6%+ 100 Mbps
SkyWeb Networks Fixed Wireless 12.2%+ 3.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 93.2%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Otter Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Otter Lake 16.3 Mbps 9 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +332.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +83.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +99 Mbps ) 9 $0.34 ( $0.00 )