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Internet Service Providers in Bay City, MI

Bay City, MI has a total of 15 internet providers including  5 Fiber providers, 3 Cable providers, 2 DSL providers, 3 Fixed Wireless providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 25Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Bay City, MI for broadband service. An Underdog score of 25 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Top 5 Broadband Providers in Bay City, MI (View all internet providers in Bay City, MI below)

Best Choice
HughesNet logo

HughesNet

Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Bay City, MI

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:
$49.95

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo

Exede

Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Bay City, MI

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo

Viasat

Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Bay City, MI

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(844) 899-9722

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Charter Spectrum

No data caps and 20x faster than DSL.

Charter Spectrum provides Fiber and Cable in Bay City, MI

  • No data caps
  • No Long-Term Commitment
  • Secured with Anti-virus protection
95.16%Excellent Coverage
Charter Spectrum internet pricing starting at:
$39.99

(877) 327-3096

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Bay City, MI

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
78.17%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 441-4668

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2 Television Providers in Bay City, MI

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Bay City, MI

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:
$41.99

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Bay City, MI

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:
$40.00

(855) 410-2386

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2 Cell Phone Providers in Bay City, MI

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T-Mobile

Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Bay City, MI

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:
$60.00

(855) 411-0428

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Sprint

Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Bay City, MI

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:
$50.00

(855) 881-8203

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All 10 Broadband Service Providers in Bay City, MI

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
100.00%
Air Advantage logoAir Advantage1,000 Mbps1,000 MbpsFiber and Fixed Wireless
100.00%
Charter Spectrum logoCharter Spectrum100 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
95.16%
Spectrum logoSpectrum100 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
95.16%
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
78.17%
SpeedConnect logoSpeedConnect10 Mbps2 MbpsFixed Wireless
4.99%
Parish Communications logoParish Communications~~Cable~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Bay City, MI

51 Mbps

Bay City, MI's Broadband Profile

25,605 of the residents of Bay City have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 73.30% of Bay City is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 9,327 people with NO Internet access in Bay City, MI.

Internet Speed Facts For Bay City, MI

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Bay City, MI is 51 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 100 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 4 Mbps in Bay City.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Bay City, MI is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Bay City is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Average Advertised Speeds in Bay City, MI
DownUp
Fiber (5)1,000 Mbps1,000 Mbps
Cable (3)100 Mbps5 Mbps
DSL (2)16 Mbps2 Mbps
Fixed Wireless (3)5 Mbps1 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Bay City, MI

Bay City Branch Library
708 Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 893-9566
Bay County Library System
500 Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 894-2837
Sage Branch Library
4101 East Wilder Road
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 892-8555
South Side Branch Library
311 Lafayette Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 893-1287