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Internet Providers in Eddington, Maine
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Internet Access in Eddington, Maine
Eddington service and availability information listed here is based on governmental datasets and scrubbed for issues against privatized lit address databases. To date, we've processed 889 rows of governmental and private data about broadband availability within Eddington. Our data analysis team has hand-sourced price data and fine print info for 208 residential broadband plans in Eddington. Speed averages are calculated from 518 download speed tests from IP addresses originating in Eddington.
Taking a look now at network technologies offered around the area, we see that the most common hardwired broadband Internet connection varieties are Cable and Fixed Wireless, with 70.15% and 55.69% respectively. Television providers are usually the source for cable home Internet, because they can use pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Eddington has 2 wired broadband providers available to them. 31.21 percent of Eddington residents — 900 people — have one or fewer options for which provider to use. cable and DSL Internet services usually offer the most agreeable pricing for home use.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Eddington with a top download speed of 80 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet access in Eddington. fixed wireless providers such as AiroComm are able to reach 30 Mbps via direct wireless links. There are also 2 companies within Eddington selling specialized enterprise and business subscriptions such as SD-WAN. We list every provider with business packages on their website.
Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider on the whole. They offer coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of Eddington residents. HughesNet is available for practically one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to view standard definition videos over WiFi, but is likely to become an issue when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive services like video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse our availability maps below to see Internet options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2022
31.2% of consumers in Eddington900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Eddington, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||98.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||55.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||55.7%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Eddington
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.
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.
Compare Eddington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Eddington||16.4 Mbps||9||$0.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +529.2 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +144.9 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +164.5 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +170.2 Mbps )||26 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +162.7 Mbps )||10 ( +1 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|