Internet Providers in Brooks, Maine

Residential Internet Statistics for Brooks, ME
Internet Service Providers: 2
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Brooks, Maine:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Consolidated
    98.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    98.6% Available
  • 4. UniTel
    24.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    24.6% Available
  • 1. Consolidated
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. FirstLight
    8.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.3% Available

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Internet Access in Brooks, Maine

The average Brooks household can get access to Internet service through 1.31 providers.

The packages listed above are manually collected by our data science and research team.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Brooks.

DSL broadband has lots of coverage in comparison with other Internet options in Brooks because it uses landline phone lines to send data. The physical DSL copper line usually reaches the subscriber via a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the phone jack to enable your Wifi service.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is another option to consider. They have coverage in 98 percent of the Brooks area.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Brooks with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Brooks is the 361st most connected city in Maine ahead of Freedom and Morrill, but behind Unity, Belfast, and Thorndike.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Brooks, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
UniTel 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 24.6%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 98.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
1,000 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.

Brooks is the 361st most connected city in Maine ahead of Freedom and Morrill, but behind Unity, Belfast, and Thorndike.

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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 200 people in Waldo 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.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Brooks have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 24% of Brooks 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 Waldo 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 Brooks to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brooks 6.8 Mbps 5 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +574.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +166 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +192.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +195.4 Mbps ) 24 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +189.7 Mbps ) 10 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )