Internet Providers in Bar Harbor, ME

Residential Internet Statistics for Bar Harbor, ME
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Bar Harbor, Maine:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.1% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    14.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    14.2% Available
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    96.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    96.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Trailrunner LLC
    60.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    60.1% Available
  • 7. 7. GWI
    23% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    23% Available
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Internet Access in Bar Harbor, Maine

Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We also use direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that information on a census block or lit address level. Plane and pricing information is collected manually through our research team. To date, we've analyzed 243 broadband plans in Bar Harbor in the past few years. Real-world speed test data in Bar Harbor is based on the 9,776 user speed tests shown in the listings below.

When we're looking at network technology being used around Bar Harbor, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet connection types are Cable and Satellite, with 99.14% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Cable connections are sold by traditional cable television companies, leveraging their existing coaxial cable networks. [1] Cable can often make sense for Bar Harbor residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range.

Spectrum provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Bar Harbor with a top download speed of 940 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet access for residents of Bar Harbor. fixed wireless outfits like Trailrunner LLC are able to deliver 25 Mbps or more over wireless hardware. There are also 4 companies in Bar Harbor with specialized enterprise and smb services like point-to-point connectivity. Our results include every local provider with explicit business plans on their site.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Bar Harbor residents. practically one hundred percent of the Bar Harbor area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Bar Harbor is 25 megabits per second.

Overall, the competition between providers in Bar Harbor isn't high (2.82 companies available per census block). It isn't a lot, yet it's enough to drive competition on price and service quality, which benefits consumers in well-wired neighborhoods.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bar Harbor, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.1%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 96.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 14.2%
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 23.0%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Bar Harbor is the 127th most connected city in Maine ahead of Blue Hill, Hancock, Franklin, and Southwest Harbor, but behind Ellsworth.

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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.

Approximately 300 people in Hancock County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 96% of Bar Harbor residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Hancock County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Bar Harbor to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bar Harbor 137.3 Mbps 9 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +444.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +35.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +62.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +64.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +59.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )