Internet Providers in East Newport, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for East Newport, ME
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in East Newport, Maine

The average East Newport location can get access to broadband service from 2 different providers.

The data on this page comes from FCC filings. Coverage data is confirmed through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Information on speed and pricing of specific broadband plans is sourced by our data team, who gather thousands of plans annually.

Spectrum has the widest availability for East Newport residents. near one hundred percent of the East Newport area can receive access to them. Viasat Internet is the most common second choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite Internet service. Viasat's strongest package in East Newport is 35 Mbps.

HughesNet provides a common second choice to the primary providers (Spectrum and Viasat), serving East Newport with a maximum download speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet for residents of East Newport. For example, fixed wireless outfits such as Trailrunner LLC can reach 25 Mbps using direct wireless hardware.

So, looking at the big picture, East Newport's broadband infrastructure follows a common pattern in US communities: widespread availability of cable and DSL, except that most residences are limited to one provider for either type of Internet service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet providers used to be cable TV and phone companies. So, they already own legacy networks to deliver their broadband Internet bundles.

  • There are 10 internet providers in East Newport with 5 of those offering residential service
  • East Newport is the 199th most connected city in Maine ahead of Pittsfield, but behind Corinna, Palmyra, Carmel, and Newport.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In East Newport, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in East Newport, Maine

  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in East Newport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 100.0% Availability in East Newport - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in East Newport - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in East Newport - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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East Newport is the 199th most connected city in Maine ahead of Pittsfield, but behind Corinna, Palmyra, Carmel, and Newport.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Penobscot 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 100% of East Newport 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 Penobscot County, approximately 8,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In East Newport

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 100% 40 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare East Newport to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
East Newport 33.7 Mbps 5 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +381.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +85.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +82.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +93.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +93.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )