Internet Service Providers in Auburn, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Auburn, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 44.79 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Auburn, Maine

The average home in Auburn has 2.79 ISPs to choose from. This is common amount of options, seeing as most companies that sell Internet were formerly cable TV and landline phone providers, and most houses are wired for one of each.

Spectrum and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) are the main Internet choices in Auburn.

Looking at the technologies within Auburn, there are essentially two primary systems: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).

Keep in mind that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only released six months later, providers shown may not reflect the latest upgrades or regional changes. We collect coverage data directly from many major ISPs to help fix this issue.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and Spectrum, HughesNet also serves Auburn with a top speed of 25 Mbps. Providers such as RedZone Wireless can deliver 51 Mbps or more via direct wireless links. Finally, there are 5 providers in Auburn offering specialized enterprise-level services like MPLS. Explore the interactive map on the page below to see how many options are available at a granular level.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Auburn with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Auburn is the 122nd most connected city in Maine ahead of Poland and Sabattus, but behind Minot, Lewiston, and Lisbon.
  • The fastest zip code in Auburn for February 2021 is 04210. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Auburn, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
OTELCO 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Auburn, Maine

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 99.5% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • GWI - 20.4% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • OTELCO - 7.9% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Auburn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Auburn

Auburn Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Auburn is the 122nd most connected city in Maine ahead of Poland and Sabattus, but behind Minot, Lewiston, and Lisbon.

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

Approximately 11 people in Androscoggin 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 Auburn 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, 04210 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Auburn.

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

In Androscoggin County, approximately 200 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 Auburn

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 99.5%+ 100 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 45.5%+ 51 Mbps
GWI DSL 20.4%+ 20 Mbps
TK Networks Fixed Wireless 8.5%+ 100 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 7.9%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 3.6%+ 3.0 Mbps
TK Networks Fixed Wireless 2.9%+ 100 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 1.5%+ -- Mbps
TPx Communications Copper 0.5%+ 100 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 0.1%+ 51 Mbps

Compare Auburn to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Auburn 44.8 Mbps 8 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +304.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +62.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +54.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +66.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +70.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )