Internet Providers in Albion, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Albion, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 30.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Albion, Maine

The average Albion household has broadband service through 2 companies.

HughesNet is an second choice, serving Albion with near one hundred percent availability and a top speed of 25 Mbps.

Spectrum is the most widespread option in Albion. close to one hundred percent of Albion census blocks can receive Internet service from them. Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is also a common option, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite broadband service. The fastest plan we've found for Viasat in Albion is 35 Mbps.

The data listed here is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Data is enhanced with privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more accurate resources than is available from government websites. Information on pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

To summarize, Albion's broadband infrastructure follows a pattern seen in many US cities: wide coverage of cable and DSL, with the catch that most houses are stuck with one option for either Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet providers were started pre-Internet as cable TV and phone corporations. So, they already own these existing wired networks to deliver broadband Internet bundles.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Albion, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
UniTel 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Albion, Maine

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • UniTel - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Albion - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Albion is the 205th most connected city in Maine ahead of Waterville, Clinton, and Freedom, but behind Thorndike and Unity.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 500 people in Kennebec County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 100% of Albion residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Kennebec County, approximately 700 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Albion

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
UniTel DSL 100% 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
UniTel DSL 98.0%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Albion to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Albion 30.2 Mbps 4 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +85.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )