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Internet Providers in Perry, Michigan
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Internet Access in Perry, Michigan
Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that information. Pricing and plan information is collected manually by our data science division. We have analyzed and verified 287 Internet deals in the area around Perry since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 591 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.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Cable and DSL are the main network types in the Perry metro area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable performance is usually stronger. That said, the overall speeds of either network type are comparable.
There's a strong amount of market competition between companies in Perry. However, 2,000 people in the area are still without service from multiple providers. This means that if they aren't pleased by their provider, they have no option but to compromise for a poor quality wireless backup. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Perry. The average household has 3 options for Internet service.
Outside of the providers listed above, TDS Telecom provides a third option for Internet in 99 percent of the Perry area. Wireless providers such as Invisalink are also sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better value so far as performance.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.8% of consumers in Perry2,000 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 Perry, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Daystarr Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||31.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.4%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||80.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||2.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Perry
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Perry
Data collected by our market research team suggests that many of the common ISPs in Perry use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since users see caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Perry to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Perry||36.9 Mbps||9||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +508.7 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +124.4 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +144 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +149.7 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +142.2 Mbps )||9||$0.52 ( + $0.00 )|