Internet Providers in Ashland, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Ashland, Maine:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    68.6% Available
    68.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Pioneer Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
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    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    99.3% Available
    99.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    80 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-80mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Trailrunner LLC
    99% Available
    99%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. Pioneer Broadband
    72.5% Available
    72.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    24 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 24-24mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
  • 8. 8. Aroostook Technologies
    48% Available
    48%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    15 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes basic installation and equipment.
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $79.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 9. 9. GWI
    27.2% Available
    27.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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Internet Access in Ashland, Maine

Broadband competition is above-average in Ashland in comparison with other parts of Maine, with are 4.25 providers per census block, on average. Ashland ranks 266th on the "most connected city" charts. (As measured by number of providers servicing each address) Only 18.98 percent of the area have one or fewer options for Internet.

As is expected with a city of Ashland's relatively low density of broadband service competitiveness, the average download speeds in Ashland fall below the state average. The current average speed in Ashland over the past twelve months is 154.54 Mbps.

The packages shown above are manually collected through our research team.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) as well as Pioneer Broadband also offer coverage in Ashland, often competing for the same customers.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage for practically one hundred percent of Ashland residents. HughesNet is available to near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second will be sufficient to stream lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple users try to access modern apps such as Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our availability map below to compare Internet options on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Ashland, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GWI 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 27.2%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 68.6%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 99.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Pioneer Broadband 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s 72.5%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ashland

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Ashland is the 266th most connected city in Maine ahead of Washburn and Fort Fairfield, but behind Presque Isle, Caribou, and Mapleton.

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

Approximately 900 people in Aroostook 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.

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Ashland have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 81% of Ashland 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 Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 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.

Compare Ashland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ashland 154.5 Mbps 10 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +379.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -5.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +6.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +15 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +7.6 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )