Internet Providers in Anson, Maine
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Residential Internet Statistics for Anson, ME
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||21.51 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||21.77%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Anson, Maine
Internet Access in Anson, Maine
The average Anson building can get broadband service from 1.61 companies.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) as well as Bee Line can also provide coverage in Anson, although speed test data indicates that Consolidated might be faster.
As is expected for cities with Anson's relatively low density of broadband competitiveness, the average download speeds in Anson fall under the state average. (21.51 Mbps, as opposed to Maine's 56.96 Mbps weighted average over the past twelve months.)
The packages listed above are manually collected through our research team. Our team has collected 152 plans in Anson since 2014.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Anson as measured by coverage. These providers frequently overlap around Anson.
Internet Statistics 2021
49.2% of consumers in Anson1,000 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 Anson, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Bee Line||125 Mbps||Cable||1m 5s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Anson, Maine
- Consolidated - 97.5% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Bee Line - 43.4% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 125 Mbps
- Spectrum - 16.5% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- TDS - 3.2% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Anson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps Around Anson
Data from our market research team suggests that top ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Anson
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||97.5%+||100 Mbps|
|Bee Line||Cable||43.4%+||125 Mbps|
|TDS Telecom||DSL||3.2%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||10.7%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Anson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Anson||21.5 Mbps||6||$0.25 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +327.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +85.6 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +78.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +90.2 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +93.8 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|