Internet Service Providers in Eddington, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Eddington, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 21.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 7.82%

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 207 residential broadband plans in Eddington. Speed averages are calculated from 1,762 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 (70.15 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Television corporations are the main source for cable Internet, seeing as they can utilize existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable often makes sense for Eddington residents due to the strong mix of speed and value.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Eddington has 2-3 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.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Eddington with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Eddington is the 284th most connected city in Maine behind Orono, Bangor, Brewer, Holden, and Milford.
  • The fastest zip code in Eddington for February 2021 is 04428. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Eddington, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Eddington, Maine

  • Consolidated - 98.3% Availability in Eddington - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 70.2% Availability in Eddington - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Eddington - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Eddington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Eddington

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Eddington is the 284th most connected city in Maine behind Orono, Bangor, Brewer, Holden, and Milford.

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

Approximately 3,000 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 69% of Eddington 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.

As of this month, 04428 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Eddington.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Penobscot County, approximately 9,000 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 Eddington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.3%+ 80 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 70.2%+ 940 Mbps
AiroComm Fixed Wireless 58.3%+ 30 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 50.5%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AiroComm Fixed Wireless 56.6%+ 150 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 48.4%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Eddington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Eddington 21.7 Mbps 6 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +327.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +85.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +78 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +93.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )