Internet Providers in Exeter, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Exeter, ME
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.23

Internet Access in Exeter, Maine

Exeter currently has two widespread wired Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage in near one hundred percent of the area.

The packages listed here are manually collected through our research team.

Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods around Exeter, as many as 900 people have only one (or zero) options for broadband-level Internet service.

TDS Telecom is currently one of the top three providers in Exeter, available to virtually one hundred percent of the area. 207 Broadband is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

To summarize, Satellite and Cable are the most widespread types of Internet service in the Exeter area. The mapping tools and speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed and performance results vary between zip codes and providers in Exeter.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Exeter with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Exeter is the 344th most connected city in Maine behind Corinna, Corinth, Levant, Newport, and Dexter.

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 Exeter, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Exeter, Maine

  • TDS - 99.5% Availability in Exeter - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 13.0% Availability in Exeter - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 3.2% Availability in Exeter - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Exeter - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Exeter - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Exeter is the 344th most connected city in Maine behind Corinna, Corinth, Levant, Newport, and Dexter.

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.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Exeter have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

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 Exeter

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL and Fiber 99.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
207 Broadband Fixed Wireless 46.5%+ 50 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 38.7%+ 10 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 13.0%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 3.2%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 28.4%+ 940 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps