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Internet Providers in Alna, Maine
Residential Internet Statistics for Alna, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$56.31|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Alna, Maine:
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Internet Access in Alna, Maine
There are two primary broadband options for Alna residents: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in virtually one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite, with availability in practically one hundred percent of the area.
In terms of network technologies available in the Alna area, the most prevalent wired broadband tech varieties are Cable and Satellite, with 90.97% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. TV companies are usually the source for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage their pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.
The information listed here is sourced from FCC reports. Then, it is using private databases to provide more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Address-level information isn't available for all providers. Data about speeds and pricing of listed Internet plans is sourced by our research and analysis division, who gather tens of thousands of data points every year.
Since most houses are only wired for one phone provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Alna residents have 2-3 wired Internet options to choose from. 17.77% of the Alna area — 100 people — are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other services with local coverage, including wireless, cable and DSL Internet services almost always provide the best price and data policies for home use.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Spectrum is also in the area with service in 90 percent of addresses and a recorded maximum speed of 940 Mbps. See the map on this page to see broadband coverage on the census block level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares to other local ISPs in consumer speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
17.8% of consumers in Alna100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alna, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Tidewater Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||69.7%|
|Lincolnville Telephone||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||6.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||16.6%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Alna to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alna||5.7 Mbps||8||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +528.7 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +143.1 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +154.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +163.8 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +156.4 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|