Internet Providers in Perry, Michigan

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Residential Internet Statistics for Perry, MI
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 30.64 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.12%

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 277 Internet deals in the area around Perry since 2014. The speed averages shown here are drawn from 4,449 speed test recordingsover the past 12 months.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Perry with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Perry is the 341st most connected city in Michigan ahead of Bancroft, Morrice, Laingsburg, and Williamston, but behind Haslett.
  • The fastest zip code in Perry for February 2021 is 48872. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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
Daystarr Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 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
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Perry, Michigan

  • TDS - 99.4% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • WOW! - 73.8% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • DayStarr - 31.0% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - 2.0% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Perry - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Perry

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Perry is the 341st most connected city in Michigan ahead of Bancroft, Morrice, Laingsburg, and Williamston, but behind Haslett.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Shiawassee 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: 31% of people living in Perry 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 Perry 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, 48872 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Perry.

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

In Shiawassee County, approximately 12,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Perry

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 99.4%+ 100 Mbps
Invisalink Fixed Wireless 82.8%+ 12 Mbps
WOW! Cable 73.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Daystarr Communications Fiber 31.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Surf Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless 19.3%+ 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 2.0%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Daystarr Communications Fiber 67.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 18.1%+ 115 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 1.4%+ -- Mbps

Compare Perry to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Perry 30.6 Mbps 8 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )