Internet Service Providers in Port Sanilac, Michigan

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Residential Internet Statistics for Port Sanilac, MI
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 74.94%

Internet Access in Port Sanilac, Michigan

Broadband competition is above-average in Port Sanilac compared to other parts of Michigan. There is an average of 3.88 providers available in each census block. Port Sanilac ranks at 658th on the "most connected city" charts. (Measured by number of companies with coverage at each address) Only 7.15 percent of Port Sanilac addresses have fewer than two options for broadband services.

DSL Internet has widespread availability compared to other Internet technologies within Port Sanilac since it uses telephone lines to transmit digital data — the acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."

The broadband packages shown above are collected by hand by our research team. We have collected 132 Internet plans in Port Sanilac since 2014.

AT&T Internet is one of the top three providers in Port Sanilac as measured by coverage area. They are available to 93 percent of local addresses. Air Advantage is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to close to practically one hundred percent of residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 Mbps is enough to stream SD videos on WiFi, but becomes problematic when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive apps like Skype and etc. Refer to the Internet availability maps below to see how Internet options compare down to the census block level in Port Sanilac.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Port Sanilac, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Air Advantage 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Port Sanilac, Michigan

  • AT&T Internet - 93.9% Availability in Port Sanilac - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Air Advantage - 25.1% Availability in Port Sanilac - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Port Sanilac - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Port Sanilac - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Port Sanilac

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Port Sanilac is the 658th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Deckerville, but behind Sandusky, Croswell, Carsonville, and Lexington.

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

Approximately 11,000 people in Sanilac 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: 25% of people living in Port Sanilac 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 93% of Port Sanilac 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 Sanilac County, approximately 22,000 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 Caps in Port Sanilac

Internet service providers have been moving to add "data caps" on their residential broadband packages recently. Some providers in Port Sanilac, including AT&T Internet, have plans with data caps. Data caps fall under a wide range, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes up to a Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, which means that they don't affect the majority of customers. AT&T Internet users in Port Sanilac are advised to double check data limitations while purchasing service, and not presume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Port Sanilac

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 93.9%+ 100 Mbps
Air Advantage Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 90.2%+ 25 Mbps