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There are 80 home TV and internet providers and 90 business providers across all of Maine. 75.6% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#41 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Maine is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Maine Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
FairPoint Communications 78.8% Visit site
Spectrum 77.2% Visit site
Redzone Wireless 56.3% Visit site
Great Works Internet 19.2% Visit site
FirstLight Fiber 11.6% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 9.3% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 7.3% Visit site
OTELCO 5.4% Visit site
Cornerstone Communications 4.4% N/A
TDS 3.7% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Premium Choice Broadband 3.1% Visit site
Tidewater Telecom 2.7% Visit site
Oxford Networks 2.6% Visit site
Atlantic Broadband 2.4% Visit site
Bee Line Cable 2.3% Visit site
UniTel 2% Visit site
Pioneer Broadband 1.9% Visit site
Axiom Technologies 1.8% Visit site
AiroComm 0.6% Visit site
Aroostook Technologies 0.6% Visit site
Lincolnville Networks 0.5% Visit site
Rivah.Net 0.2% Visit site
North Country Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Algona Municipal Utilities <.1% Visit site
Nez Perce Tribe <.1% Visit site
King Street Wireless <.1% Visit site
GTT <.1% Visit site

17.7% of Mainers have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 2.2% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Maine as the 13th most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

97.8% of Maine homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Maine
Fiber 14.9%
Cable 88.7%
DSL 93.6%
Fixed Wireless 59.9%

Maine Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Maine the average is 19.3 Mbps. This measure puts Maine #51 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Maine
.1 to 5 Mbps 0.9%
6 to 10 Mbps 0.9%
11 to 20 Mbps 0.8%
21 to 30 Mbps 6.6%
31 to 75 Mbps 2.0%
76 to 100 Mbps 76.0%
101 to 250 Mbps 9.3%
251 to 500 Mbps 0.0%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.0%
1 Gbps or more 1.9%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Mainers. Real-world average speeds in Maine are about 19.3 Mbps, meaning Maine ranks #46 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Maine. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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