Internet Providers in Anson, Maine

Search by zip code to find broadband providers near you.

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%

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.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Anson with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Anson is the 371st most connected city in Maine behind Norridgewock, Madison, Skowhegan, Farmington, and North Anson.
  • The fastest zip code in Anson for February 2021 is 04911. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Anson, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
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

Internet Provider Competition Map For Anson

Anson Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map
Anson is the 371st most connected city in Maine behind Norridgewock, Madison, Skowhegan, Farmington, and North Anson.

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 Somerset 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 51% of Anson 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.

As of this month, 04911 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Anson.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Somerset County, approximately 5,000 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.

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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 97.5%+ 100 Mbps
Bee Line Cable 43.4%+ 125 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 16.5%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Telecom DSL 3.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 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 )