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Internet Service in Maine

Largely rural Maine has less high speed Internet accessibility than many other states in the country. Only 94.2% of the state’s population can access 10 Mbps download speed wired or wireless Internet. 26.6% of those living in Maine have no Internet connection they can use.

Yet there are options in more heavily populated parts of the state. In Maine, available Internet technology includes DSL for 93.3% of the state, wireless Internet for 97.3% of the state, cable Internet for 88.5% of the population, and fiber Internet for a mere 1.7% of the state. More than 75% of the population has the choice of 3 or more ISPs, which means that those who do have high speed Internet availability have options to consider, which is always an advantage for consumers.

0.70%

Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.

92.40%

Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

14.10%

Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

15.60 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

3.20%

Population with no wired internet access available.

96.80%

Population with wired internet access available.

7.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

41

Average broadband score for Maine

Broadband in Maine

Largest Cities in MaineProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Alfred, ME18100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps13.30 Mbps2.81 Mbps40
Auburn, ME19100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps11.92 Mbps2.33 Mbps39
Augusta, ME16100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps15.72 Mbps2.62 Mbps42
Bangor, ME23100.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps16.65 Mbps4.71 Mbps60
Bath, ME182.00 Gbps105.00 Mbps29.08 Mbps11.61 Mbps60
Belfast, ME211.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps17.73 Mbps6.56 Mbps55
Biddeford, ME21105.00 Mbps105.00 Mbps13.64 Mbps2.44 Mbps42
Bowdoinham, ME142.00 Gbps25.00 Mbps25.47 Mbps4.05 Mbps47
Brewer, ME25100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps11.06 Mbps2.55 Mbps43
Brunswick, ME222.00 Gbps105.00 Mbps16.66 Mbps2.71 Mbps47
Bucksport, ME18100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.38 Mbps3.40 Mbps43
Calais, ME18100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps15.10 Mbps3.13 Mbps46
Camden, ME19100.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps16.64 Mbps5.09 Mbps49
Caribou, ME16100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps19.25 Mbps8.72 Mbps46
Casco, ME21100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps9.99 Mbps2.19 Mbps38
Ellsworth, ME20100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.31 Mbps3.28 Mbps44
Falmouth, ME17100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.71 Mbps2.53 Mbps42
Farmington, ME12100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.40 Mbps2.29 Mbps33
Gardiner, ME21100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.97 Mbps2.52 Mbps43
Gorham, ME22100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps13.91 Mbps2.52 Mbps43
Gray, ME19150.00 Mbps150.00 Mbps16.82 Mbps3.80 Mbps51
Hampden, ME27100.00 Mbps40.00 Mbps11.58 Mbps2.73 Mbps50
Houlton, ME16100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps16.56 Mbps3.34 Mbps42
Kennebunk, ME17100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps15.47 Mbps3.09 Mbps42
Kittery, ME182.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps32.95 Mbps21.36 Mbps100
Lewiston, ME151.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps16.17 Mbps2.95 Mbps42
Lincoln, ME25100.00 Mbps40.00 Mbps12.90 Mbps4.00 Mbps51
Lisbon Falls, ME20100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.06 Mbps2.24 Mbps40
Madawaska, ME1150.00 Mbps5.00 Mbps15.16 Mbps1.52 Mbps33
Millinocket, ME19100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.19 Mbps2.51 Mbps43
Naples, ME1550.00 Mbps20.00 Mbps10.83 Mbps1.67 Mbps34
Old Orchard Beach, ME1950.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps8.88 Mbps1.45 Mbps32
Old Town, ME22100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.92 Mbps2.14 Mbps55
Orono, ME23100.00 Mbps26.00 Mbps8.37 Mbps1.50 Mbps36
Pittsfield, ME16100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps16.07 Mbps3.23 Mbps42
Portland, ME23105.00 Mbps105.00 Mbps11.44 Mbps2.22 Mbps43
Presque Isle, ME13100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps27.57 Mbps10.88 Mbps50
Rockland, ME19100.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps15.51 Mbps5.07 Mbps47
Rumford, ME15100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.88 Mbps2.30 Mbps36
Saco, ME18100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps15.92 Mbps2.88 Mbps42
Sanford, ME20105.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps17.62 Mbps2.92 Mbps48
Scarborough, ME21100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.72 Mbps2.51 Mbps43
Skowhegan, ME18100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps12.54 Mbps2.89 Mbps38
South Portland, ME17105.00 Mbps105.00 Mbps14.16 Mbps2.31 Mbps41
Standish, ME16100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps13.80 Mbps2.49 Mbps40
Topsham, ME152.00 Gbps105.00 Mbps24.19 Mbps4.02 Mbps46
Waterville, ME16157.00 Mbps157.00 Mbps16.07 Mbps2.68 Mbps43
Westbrook, ME21100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps11.68 Mbps2.27 Mbps41
Yarmouth, ME17100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps15.17 Mbps2.44 Mbps43
York Harbor, ME19100.00 Mbps25.00 Mbps14.47 Mbps2.80 Mbps43
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Maine
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 Mbps
Exede25.00 Mbps
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
Spectrum50.00 Mbps
FairPoint Communications22.24 Mbps
GWI14.44 Mbps
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph82.17 Mbps
Cornerstone Communications18.14 Mbps
Aroostook Technologies100.00 Mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 Mbps