Internet Providers in Caribou, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Caribou, Maine:

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  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    95.2% Available
    95.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Pioneer Wireless
    97% Available
    97%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 0
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    Set up new service: View Plans & Pricing
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    90% Available
    90%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    80 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-80mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Pioneer Broadband
    72.9% Available
    72.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    24 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    View Pioneer Broadband Details
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 24-24mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
  • 7. 7. Trailrunner LLC
    71.1% Available
    71.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Trailrunner LLC Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 8. 8. Aroostook Technologies
    21.4% Available
    21.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    15 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes basic installation and equipment.
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $79.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 9. 9. RedZone Wireless
    13.5% Available
    13.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View RedZone Wireless Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $34.99 - $46.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 10. 10. GWI
    10.3% Available
    10.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
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Internet Access in Caribou, Maine

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Caribou. HughesNet is also widely available.

Looking specifically at the network technology types around Caribou, there are essentially two systems: cable (Spectrum, for example) and DSL (think Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).

Broadband competition available for Caribou is high, with most households having 4 Internet service providers to choose from. Access isn't distributed equally, however — as a notable 11.53 percent of the population are limited to one option for true broadband service.

We should note that since FCC data is processed biannually and only made public six or more months after, provider availability listed above may not reflect the latest network expansions or regional changes.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Spectrum is a third choice for Internet in 95 percent of the Caribou area. Wireless companies like Pioneer Wireless and satellite companies including are also worth considering, but the main wired providers are usually a better value so far as performance and price.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Caribou with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Caribou is the 74th most connected city in Maine ahead of Limestone, Mapleton, Washburn, and Fort Fairfield, but behind Presque Isle.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Caribou: Woodland
  • The fastest zip code in Caribou for July 2021 is 04736. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Caribou, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GWI 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 10.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.2%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 90.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Pioneer Broadband 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s 72.9%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Caribou

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Caribou is the 74th most connected city in Maine ahead of Limestone, Mapleton, Washburn, and Fort Fairfield, but behind Presque Isle.

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

Approximately 900 people in Aroostook 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.

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Caribou have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 88% of Caribou 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, 04736 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Caribou.

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

In Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 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 Caribou

Data from our market research team suggests that popular ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since users see them as a tactic to stop video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Caribou neighborhoods

To date, we have analyzed information about Broadband coverage for these areas in Caribou: Woodland.

Compare Caribou to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Caribou 78.1 Mbps 11 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +456.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +70.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +82.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +84 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Caribou

Sales person

Mr. Wayne Sirois came to our house to set-up HughesNet for us. I would recommend his work to everyone, very mannerly and polite. He was fast and courteous. I highly recommend his work