Internet Providers in Cumberland Foreside, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cumberland Foreside, ME
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Cumberland Foreside, Maine

The Cumberland Foreside area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet mostly provides Satellite, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertised speeds of 25 Mbps.

Spectrum and Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also have Internet service in Cumberland Foreside, often competing for the same customers.

Cable and DSL are the two main broadband options within the Cumberland Foreside metro area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall better, but big-picture metrics we've recorded with either network system are similar.

The Internet plans displayed on this page are manually collected by our research division. We've aggregated 179 Internet plans in Cumberland Foreside since 2014.

To summarize, Cumberland Foreside's broadband access is not high — most of the area has about 1 provider. Less than 100 locals have no wired Internet providers at all. So, the coverage that is present is equally distributed. View the interactive map to see how coverage varies between census blocks in the area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cumberland Foreside, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cumberland Foreside, Maine

  • Spectrum - 99.9% Availability in Cumberland Foreside - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 95.0% Availability in Cumberland Foreside - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland Foreside - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland Foreside - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cumberland Foreside

Cumberland Foreside Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Cumberland Foreside is the 331st most connected city in Maine behind Portland, Cumberland Center, North Yarmouth, Falmouth, 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.

Approximately 95% of Cumberland Foreside 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cumberland Foreside

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.0%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 40.4%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Cumberland Foreside to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cumberland Foreside 38.6 Mbps 4 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +376.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +80.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +77.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +88.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +89 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )