Internet Providers in Prudenville, MI
Search by zip code to find ISPs near you.
Residential Internet Statistics for Prudenville, MI
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$65.69|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Prudenville, Michigan
Internet Access in Prudenville, Michigan
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Prudenville. HughesNet is also a common option.
The packages shown above are manually collected by our data analysis team. Our team has gathered 242 packages in the area around Prudenville, in total.
Most people in Prudenville have two or more Internet providers at a given address, although the number of choices tends to rise and dip from neighborhood to neighborhood. View the interactive map below to explore competition shifts in different parts of the city.
So far as Internet service options, Fiber, cable, and DSL have strong coverage in different parts of the Prudenville area. Fiber is the more robust network type. Fiber has 69.87 percent availability in Prudenville.
Outside of the Internet options listed above, Spectrum is another option to consider. They have coverage in 97 percent of the Prudenville area. Fixed wireless companies such as M33 Access and satellite providers including are worth looking at, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better deal when it comes to performance and price.
- There are 11 internet providers in Prudenville with 7 of those offering residential service
- Prudenville is the 164th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Saint Helen, Houghton Lake, Roscommon, and Harrison, but behind West Branch.
- The fastest zip code in Prudenville for July 2021 is 48651. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
4.5% of consumers in Prudenville200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Prudenville, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||92.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Alger, MI
- Beaverton, MI
- Clare, MI
- Columbus, MI
- Falmouth, MI
- Farwell, MI
- Gladwin, MI
- Grayling, MI
- Harrison, MI
- Higgins Lake, MI
- Houghton Lake, MI
- Houghton Lake Heights, MI
- Lake City, MI
- Lake George, MI
- Lupton, MI
- Luzerne, MI
- Marion, MI
- Mc Bain, MI
- Merritt, MI
- Roscommon, MI
- Saint Helen, MI
- West Branch, MI
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Prudenville
Data collected by our research team suggests that common ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers see them as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Prudenville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Prudenville||106.6 Mbps||7||$0.65 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +427.8 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +42.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +54 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +62.9 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +55.5 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|