Internet Providers in Cambridge, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cambridge, ME
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $29.95

Internet Access in Cambridge, Maine

Consumers have access to 8 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Cambridge. 4 of these are mobile LTE companies.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is tallied up biannually and only made public six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We collect coverage and plan data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.

100 percent of Cambridge is currently cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This isn't an unexpected fact since market competition between the incumbent providers is not strong. Addresses in the local area generally have 1 choices for Internet service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Cambridge's most widely available wired broadband providers.

Satellite is the main network type with coverage around Cambridge that residents should consider. The generally poor wired Internet services around the area causes poor download speed averages, which rank 54.71% below the state average.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Cambridge, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cambridge, Maine

  • TDS - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Cambridge - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cambridge - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cambridge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cambridge

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Cambridge is the 407th most connected city in Maine behind Corinna, Dexter, Hartland, Saint Albans, and Guilford.

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

Approximately 500 people in Somerset 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.

In Somerset County, approximately 4,000 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.

Data Caps in Cambridge

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular providers currently use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers see them as a strategy to discourage video streaming. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cambridge

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Cambridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cambridge 7.8 Mbps 4 $2.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )