Internet Providers in Caribou, ME

Residential Internet Statistics for Caribou, ME
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Caribou, Maine:

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  • 1. Spectrum
    95.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    95.2% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    72.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    72.2% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Pioneer Broadband
    97% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *24 Mbps
    • DSL
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    • Fixed Wireless
    97% Available
  • 6. 6. Consolidated
    90.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    90.6% Available
  • 7. 7. Trailrunner LLC
    71.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    71.1% Available
  • 8. 8. Aroostook Technologies
    20.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    20.8% Available
  • 9. 9. RedZone Wireless
    13.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    13.1% Available
  • 10. 10. GWI
    10.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.1% Available
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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 Pioneer Broadband).

Broadband competition available for Caribou is high, with most households having 4-5 Internet service providers to choose from. Access isn't distributed equally, however — as a notable 11.27 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, Pioneer Broadband is a third choice for Internet in 97 percent of the Caribou area. Wireless companies like Trailrunner LLC and satellite companies including are also worth considering, but the main wired providers are usually a better value so far as performance and price.

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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 10.1%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 95.2%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 90.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 72.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Pioneer Broadband 24 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 5m 41s 97.0%
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.

Caribou is the 51st most connected city in Maine ahead of Limestone, Mapleton, Washburn, and Fort Fairfield, but behind Presque Isle.

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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 700 people in Aroostook 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: 7% of people living in Caribou 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 89% of Caribou 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 Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 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 Caribou to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Caribou 97.9 Mbps 14 $1.04 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +483.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +8 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +74.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +6 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +104.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 11 ( -3 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )