Internet Providers in Wheeler, MI

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wheeler, MI
Internet Providers: 13
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.32

Internet Access in Wheeler, Michigan

Wheeler currently has relatively few choices for Internet service, including 13 providers in total accounting for business and terrestrial wireless companies.

The broadband plans listed here are manually collected by our data division. We've gathered 209 Internet plans in Wheeler since 2014.

There is above-average competition between companies in Wheeler. However, 1,000 locals don't have access to multiple providers. If these subscribers aren't pleased with their provider, they are forced to use a poor quality wireless. Luckily, this issue isn't widespread in Wheeler. The majority of households have 5-6 choices for broadband-quality Internet service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

In summary, the most widely available Internet choices for Wheeler Internet users are DSL and Cable. The mapping tools and speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed test results vary when comparing zip codes and Internet providers in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wheeler, Michigan

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wheeler, Michigan

  • Frontier - DSL - 37.1% Availability in Wheeler - Call For Speed Availability
  • Spectrum - Cable - 29.3% Availability in Wheeler - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wheeler - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wheeler - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wheeler

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Wheeler is the 189th most connected city in Michigan ahead of Saint Louis, but behind Merrill, Hemlock, Breckenridge, and Alma.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Gratiot 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.

Approximately 28% of Wheeler 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 Gratiot County, approximately 9,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wheeler

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CMS Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
SkyWeb Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 3.0 Mbps
Point Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
LakeNet Fixed Wireless 89.2%+ 15 Mbps
ISP Management Fixed Wireless 76.4%+ 6 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 37.1%+ Call For Speed Availability
Spectrum Cable 29.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
SpeedConnect Fixed Wireless 19.0%+ 15 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
Point Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
LakeNet Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 71.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Wheeler to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wheeler 9.4 Mbps 10 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +406 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +106.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +118 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +118.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )