Internet Providers in Traverse City, MI

Residential Internet Statistics for Traverse City, MI
Internet Service Providers: 10
Plans Start From: $19.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Traverse City, Michigan:

Showing 1 to 12 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    99.1% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.1% Available in 49696
  • 2. AT&T Internet
    62.7% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    62.7% Available in 49696
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    38.4% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    38.4% Available in 49696
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available in 49696
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available in 49696
  • 6. 6. CenturyLink
    3.9% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    3.9% Available in 49696
  • 7. 7. Cherry Capital Connection
    100% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available in 49696
  • 8. 8. 186networks
    92% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *75 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    92% Available in 49696
  • 9. 9. ATI
    28.3% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    28.3% Available in 49696
  • 10. 10. ACDnet
    17.9% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    17.9% Available in 49696
  • 11. 11. Michigan Broadband
    4.5% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.5% Available in 49696
  • 12. 12. Acentek
    3.7% Available
    in 49696
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.7% Available in 49696
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Traverse-City. See All

Quick Links:

Looking for internet plans in your area?

Internet Access in Traverse City, Michigan

4 Internet providers can provide service to the average Traverse City address. In context, this is actually a good amount of choice compared with other communities. Robust competition between several broadband providers in a city often results in lower pricing.

The packages shown above are collected by hand by our data science division.

As is expected for cities with Traverse City's relatively low level of telecom competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall short of the state average. The current average download speed for Traverse City over the past twelve months is 81.17 Mbps.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum provides a third option for Internet in 99 percent of Traverse City. Fixed wireless providers such as Cherry Capital Connection are also worth looking at, but the incumbent wired providers are usually a better value so far as performance.

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 Traverse City, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 17.9%
Acentek 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.7%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Michigan Broadband 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 4.5%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 62.7%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 38.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.9%
20,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

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

Traverse City is the 357th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Cedar and Lake Ann, but behind Williamsburg, Grawn, and Interlochen.

Reference

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Grand Traverse County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

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

Fiber Availability: 23% of people living in Traverse City have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 70% of Traverse City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

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

In Grand Traverse County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

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

Map of ISPs in Traverse City

Traverse City Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map

Compare Traverse City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Traverse City 81.2 Mbps 14 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +500.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +118.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +121 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +115.3 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )