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Internet Providers in Dixmont, Maine
Residential Internet Statistics for Dixmont, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$71.22|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Dixmont, Maine:
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Internet Access in Dixmont, Maine
Currently, there are 5 ISPs in Dixmont offering home service. Including business Internet, that's a total of 12 companies available locally,.
Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider for Dixmont residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Dixmont census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Dixmont with Satellite broadband service. The fastest Internet plan listed by HughesNet for Dixmont is 25 megabits per second.
Looking at network tech installed the city, we see that the most common wired broadband Internet connection options are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (92.04 percent coverage).
The information listed here is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports, and is confirmed with private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more granular listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Address availability data isn't available for all providers, but all ISPs are noted at least on a census block level. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.
Overall, the amount of providers in Dixmont isn't strong (2.44 companies available per census block). 2-3 companies per address isn't much, but it's enough to drive competition on price that benefits consumer living in better connected neighborhoods.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dixmont, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|UniTel||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||92.0%|
|OTELCO||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||43.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Dixmont
Data from our research team shows that many of the common providers in Dixmont place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because users view caps as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Dixmont to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Dixmont||23.9 Mbps||7||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +510.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +124.9 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +136.7 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +145.6 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.17 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +138.2 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|