Detroit, Michigan Internet Service

Compare internet providers in Detroit by speeds, pricing and availability to find the best one for you.

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Internet providers in Detroit, Michigan

As an older city, Detroit’s primary internet connectivity was based on older infrastructure — cable and phone lines (Digital Subscriber Line service). The internet providers in the city with the widest coverage are Xfinity from Comcast, which covers 99 percent of Detroit with cable internet; AT&T, which covers 97 percent of Detroit, mostly with DSL service; and EarthLink, which offers Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service to 92.4 percent and fiber to 5.5 percent of the city. Fiber internet from AT&T Fiber is only available in about 6.2 percent of the city. In Detroit suburbs, WOW! offers cable internet plans. For satellite internet in more rural areas, there’s Viasat.

Our Top Internet Providers

AT&T Internet 1 - 1,000 MBPS

Plans Include

  • Free Wi-Fi hotspots around the country
  • Monitor WiFi with Smart Home Manager

Plans starting at
$ 49.99 /mo for 12 months

Xfinity Internet 15 - 2,000 MBPS

Plans Include

  • No-contract options available
  • 30-day money back guarantee

Plans starting at
$ 29.99 /mo for 12 months

Viasat Internet 12 - 100 MBPS

Plans Include

  • Two-year price lock guarantee
  • Unlimited data

Plans starting at
$ 70 /mo for months

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Compare Detroit internet providers

Use this table as an easy way to compare internet providers:

ProviderType of internetSpeedsStarting package price
AT&T logoHigh-Speed Internet1 - 1,000 MBPS$49.99/mo for 12 monthsView deals
Viasat logoSatellite12 - 100 MBPS$70/mo for months
Xfinity logoCable Internet15 - 2,000 MBPS$29.99/mo for 12 monthsView deals

The three largest internet providers near Detroit, Michigan, are Xfinity, AT&T and EarthLink. Discover what sets them apart and makes them the top choices for residents looking for the best internet in Detroit.


AT&T delivers DSL internet service with up to 100 Mbps download speeds, depending on your location. This plan has a 1,000 GB per month data cap starting at $50 per month. The contract term is one year. The company frequently offers special deals — see their website for details. There’s an installation fee of up to $99, and modem with WiFi rental costs $10 per month. Limited regions can get their fiber internet, with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps.


EarthLink primarily offers DSL internet service in Detroit, Michigan, with maximum download speeds from 3 Mbps starting at $14.95 per month for three months (regular rate starts at $39.95) to 15 Mbps starting at $24.95 per month for three months (regular rate starts at $54.95). This includes unlimited data. There’s a setup fee of $19.95, with a modem and WiFi rental fee of $6.95 per month. The contract is for one year. In very limited areas, Earthlink also offers fiber internet, from 50 Mbps to 1,000 Mbps.


For a basic plan, download speeds include 25 Mbps with 1024GB data starting at $20 per month for 12 months, with regular prices starting at $50 per month. Its higher-end plan offers speeds of 1,000 Mbps, with 1024GB data starting at $80 per month for 12 months. Regular prices start at $100 per month, and there is a one-year contract. The setup cost is $70 for a professional installation, and modem with WiFi rental is $13 per month. Bundled TV plans are also available.

Best internet speeds in Detroit, Michigan

People searching for fast internet in Detroit, Michigan, will likely have to rely on cable internet unless they’re lucky enough to live in one of the few areas of the city where fiber internet is available. These five plans will give you the fastest speeds in the city. Actual speed and availability depend on your location and home network configuration.

  • WOW! – Internet 1Gbps + Phone: For residents in Detroit suburbs, WOW! offers cable internet with a maximum download speed of 1 Gbps and unlimited data. Their internet and unlimited home phone bundle costs $74.99 per month with AutoPay and paperless billing for 24 months plus $50 upfront. The regular cost is $94.99 per month, with AutoPay. Online orders get free installation. See their website for special offers.
  • EarthLink - HyperLink™: This EarthLink fiber internet plan provides up to 1 Gbps download speed, with prices starting at $49.95 per month. See their website for availability. EarthLink Protect, device security and online privacy, is available at an additional charge, with a 30-day trial. EarthLink plans include 24/7 phone support.
  • Xfinity – Blast! + Basic: Xfinity offers cable internet with download speeds up to 200 Mbps starting at $55.00 per month for the first 12 months with no term agreement (Paperless Billing and Automatic Payments required). The regular rate after 12 months is $80.00 per month. This plan includes 1,000 GB of data and there’s a 12-month contract. Plans include seven email addresses and access to one million WiFi hotspots across the country, Norton Security and basic TV plus streaming. See their website for availability. 
  • Viasat - Satellite Internet: Viasat (formerly Exede) offers their Unlimited Gold 30 satellite internet plan, with up to 30 Mbps download speed and unlimited data, for $100 per month for three months. The regular price is $150 per month.

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Detroit internet providers offer the city’s residents choices of DSL, cable and, for a small number of households, fiber internet, with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. Satellite internet is also available. Contact us at for more information about the services available in your area. We’ll help you find the best deals for fast internet in Detroit.

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