Internet Providers in West Branch, Michigan

Most Popular Internet Providers in West Branch, Michigan:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    70.2% Available
    70.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. AT&T Internet
    48.1% Available
    48.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Frontier
    2.1% Available
    2.1%

    Available

    Call For Speed Availability
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. M33 Access
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View M33 Access Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-10mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard wireless installation.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $69.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. QHP Internet LLC
    81.6% Available
    81.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 4-6mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $60
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 8. 8. ACDnet
    35.4% Available
    35.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $69.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 9. 9. M33 Access
    34.6% Available
    34.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    400 Mbps
    Download
    100 Mbps
    Upload
    View M33 Access Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-400mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $69.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 10. 10. Endless Journey Internet
    17.4% Available
    17.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    99.3% Available
    99.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    88.9% Available
    88.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in West Branch, Michigan

West Branch features a total of 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) with home service. If you include business Internet, there are 17 companies available locally, such as ACDnet. (Some may be "doubles", since many companies advertise home and business services separately.)

So far as Internet availability, the average West Branch building will have 4-5 providers serving their location. Still, 45.54 percent of West Branch residents have one option for Internet service.

Considering network technology offered around the West Branch area, we see that the most common physical wire broadband tech infrastructures are Cable (70.21 percent coverage) and IPBB and Fixed Wireless (48.09 percent coverage). Regular cable TV corporations are usually the source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can utilize their existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable can often make sense for West Branch residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.

Viasat Internet is the most likely choice in West Branch. They are available to close to one hundred percent of West Branch. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for West Branch is 25 megabits per second.

The Internet coverage stats on the page below are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from industry sources, or via unlisted third parties. Statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-filed package price and plan details on 368 broadband offerings within West Branch to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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 West Branch, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
ACDnet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 35.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 70.2%
M33 Access 400 Mbps Fiber 20s 34.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 48.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 2.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For West Branch

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West Branch is the 81st most connected city in Michigan ahead of Saint Helen, Alger, Rose City, Prescott, and Sterling.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Ogemaw 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: 53% of people living in West Branch 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 54% of West Branch 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 Ogemaw County, approximately 3,000 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 Around West Branch

Data from our research team suggests that some of the common providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because customers see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare West Branch to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Branch 36.3 Mbps 11 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +498.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +112.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +124.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +133.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +125.8 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )