Internet Providers in Chebeague Island, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chebeague Island, ME
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 80 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $40.14

Internet Access in Chebeague Island, Maine

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Chebeague Island. HughesNet is also widely available.

The packages listed here are collected individually by our research team. The 13 Internet packages displayed are the most relevant of 151 packages we've seen in Chebeague Island to date.

2 Internet options per block isn't a strong amount of broadband competition, but it's enough to improve performance and pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. Internet choice often varies from block to block, as you can see in the map below.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) and Axiom Technologies can also provide Internet service in Chebeague Island, with shared coverage areas in some blocks.

Satellite is the best-performing Internet option with coverage around Chebeague Island worth considering. The lack of robust wired Internet infrastructure in the area is to blame for poor download speed averages. Chebeague Island average download speeds rank 57.43% under the state average.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Chebeague Island, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Axiom Technologies 25 Mbps DSL and Fiber 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chebeague Island, Maine

  • Axiom Technologies - 95.3% Availability in Chebeague Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 99.1% Availability in Chebeague Island - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chebeague Island - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chebeague Island - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chebeague Island

Chebeague Island Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Chebeague Island is the 350th most connected city in Maine behind Portland, Falmouth, Harpswell, Freeport, and Yarmouth.

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

Approximately 87 people in Cumberland 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: 17% of people living in Chebeague Island 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 95% of Chebeague Island 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.

In Cumberland County, approximately 500 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 Cap Issues in Chebeague Island

Data from our researchers shows that popular providers use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Chebeague Island

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Axiom Technologies DSL and Fiber 95.3%+ 25 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 99.1%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Axiom Technologies Fiber 8.6%+ 25 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.5%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Chebeague Island to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chebeague Island 5.1 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +410.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +113.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +122.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +122.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )