Internet Providers in Sandusky, MI
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sandusky, MI
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$92.53|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sandusky, Michigan
Internet Access in Sandusky, Michigan
Sandusky currently has two widely available Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet predominantly sells Satellite, with coverage for near one hundred percent of the area and reported download speeds up to 25 Mbps.
Broadband competition in the Sandusky area is strong, with most households having 4 providers to choose from. Internet access isn't always spread out evenly — a surprising 26.75 percent of area residents still only have one option for true broadband service.
DSL providers like EarthLink deliver broadband services using copper telephone lines. This is why DSL frequently comes through telecom corporations that also offer landline phone connections. DSL Internet is available for 76.40 percent of the area. copper DSL lines have limited capacity compared to fiber/cable infrastructure. The reason this matters is: reduced speeds. Sandusky's current average download speed is only 16.34 Mbps as a result, beneath the 99.62 Mbps state benchmark.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 10 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers such as Air Advantage connect customers to 20 Mbps or more using wireless relays. See the interactive map below to see how many options are available on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
26.8% of consumers in Sandusky1,000 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sandusky, Michigan
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Air Advantage||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||1m 11s|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sandusky, Michigan
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 73.0% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 91.5% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- EarthLink - DSL - 73.3% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Air Advantage - Fiber - 37.8% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Frontier - DSL - 3.2% Availability in Sandusky - Call For Speed Availability
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sandusky - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Sandusky
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||73.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Air Advantage||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||91.5%+||25 Mbps|
|SpeedConnect||Fixed Wireless||39.4%+||15 Mbps|
|Air Advantage||Fiber||37.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Frontier Communications||DSL||3.2%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Frontier Business||DSL||19.5%+||Call For Speed Availability|
|Verizon Business||Copper||0.6%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Sandusky to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sandusky||16.3 Mbps||9||$1.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +399.1 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +102.6 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps )||14 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +111.3 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|