Internet Providers in Bailey Island, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bailey Island, ME
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45.23

Internet Access in Bailey Island, Maine

Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other private data to validate that information down to the census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing data is gathered by our data science team. We've analyzed 248 broadband plans in the area around Bailey Island since founding in 2014. FCC data is updated biannually, but often gets posted to BroadbandNow up to six months ahead of FCC releases for the major providers.

2-3 providers for each address may be a low level of choice compared to other areas, but it's sufficient to improve performance in communities where providers overlap. As is made clear in the interactive map below, options often changes from block to block.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) as well as XFINITY from Comcast also offer coverage in Bailey Island, often competing for the same customers.

DSL and cable are the dominant network types around Bailey Island. They are fighting over subscribers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable speed tends to be stronger, but overall performance of either network system are comparable.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Bailey Island in terms of coverage area. As the map below demonstrates, these ISPs frequently cover the same addresses around Bailey Island.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bailey Island, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bailey Island, Maine

  • Consolidated - 99.7% Availability in Bailey Island - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 98.8% Availability in Bailey Island - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bailey Island - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bailey Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bailey Island

Bailey Island Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Bailey Island is the 378th most connected city in Maine behind Phippsburg, Falmouth, Harpswell, Freeport, and Yarmouth.

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

Approximately 87 people in Cumberland 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 98% of Bailey Island 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 Cumberland County, approximately 500 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 and Video Streaming Around Bailey Island

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common providers in the area place a limit on data use on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bailey Island

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 99.7%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Coastline Wireless Fixed Wireless 37.6%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 11.1%+ 987 Mbps
Coastline Wireless Fixed Wireless 0.0%+ 100 Mbps