Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn – Population 4,326,442
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills – Population 2,572,549
Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia – Population 1,753,893
The largest metro area in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Dearborn with a population of 4,326,442.00. This is followed by the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills metro area, with a population of 2,572,549.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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88% get DSL
88% get Cable
12% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Eastern UP Intermediate School District proposes to increase subscribership in the Eastern Upper Peninsula region by providing 3,500 computers with supporting software to economically disadvantaged students in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac Counties. Under the project, qualified families would receive vouchers for discounted broadband access through local broadband provider Lighthouse after participating in a workforce and computer training program delivered in partnership with the Tri-County Economic Development Agency and Michigan WORKS! .
MI Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.