Internet Providers in Pontiac, MI

Residential Internet Statistics for Pontiac, MI
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Pontiac, Michigan:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    97.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    97.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    60.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    60.3% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
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Internet Access in Pontiac, Michigan

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the backbone for Pontiac broadband availability information described here. We've analyzed 16,811 rows of governmental data catalogues on Internet availability within Pontiac. We've manually sourced pricing on 446 home Internet plans in Pontiac. The speed averages originate from 681 individual speed tests in Pontiac.

Most Pontiac homes have 2-3 providers available to the residents. Averaged out across all addresses in the city, there are precisely 2.65 options for each location.

Cable providers like Xfinity and DSL providers like AT&T Internet are the primary broadband network types with availability around Pontiac.

Xfinity is also a commonly available broadband choice in Pontiac, offering Cable connections available to 97 percent of Pontiac.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to around near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient to stream standard definition video on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic when multiple people try to access bandwidth-intensive services such as video chat and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the Internet availability maps below to see broadband options at the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pontiac, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 95.0%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 97.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 60.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Pontiac is the 60th most connected city in Michigan ahead of West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills, Keego Harbor, and Waterford, but behind Auburn Hills.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Oakland County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 97% of Pontiac residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Oakland County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Pontiac to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pontiac 98.6 Mbps 9 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +483.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +74.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +101.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +97.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )