Internet Service Providers in Falmouth, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Falmouth, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 58.12 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Falmouth, Maine

Falmouth offers 8 residential Internet providers, or 16 when including business and mobile. Consumers have access to 7 choices for wired broadband like cable or DSL.

The broadband plans shown on this page are collected by hand through our research staff. The 48 Internet plans shown are the most relevant of 359 plans we've seen in Falmouth to date.

DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband options within the Falmouth area, frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Performance from cable is overall better and more consistent, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either network system are comparable. Falmouth area speed test records suggest that local infrastructure is is above-average. Falmouth is 2.00 percent above the Maine aggregated average in terms of average download speeds.

Coverage from Spectrum and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede), generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Spectrum and Viasat is common.

To summarize, the average Falmouth resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. For Maine, this is pretty much the norm. Falmouth ranks 168th out of 424 cities in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.

  • There are 15 internet providers in Falmouth with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Falmouth is the 168th most connected city in Maine ahead of Yarmouth, but behind Westbrook, South Portland, Portland, and Cumberland Center.
  • The fastest zip code in Falmouth for February 2021 is 04105. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Falmouth, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Premium Choice Broadband 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Falmouth, Maine

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 98.5% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • GWI - 14.1% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 4.3% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Premium Choice Broadband - 1.1% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Falmouth - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Falmouth

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Falmouth is the 168th most connected city in Maine ahead of Yarmouth, but behind Westbrook, South Portland, Portland, and Cumberland Center.

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

Approximately 87 people in Cumberland 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 99% of Falmouth 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, 04105 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Falmouth.

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

In Cumberland County, approximately 500 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.

Falmouth Telecommuting and Tech

Falmouth has 566 workers who perform their work from home. 63.78 of those telecommuters earn less than $75K per year. If you're setting up home WiFi for working from home, it's important to verify data limits. Many Internet connections in Falmouth have data limits, which may be difficult if you use a lot of data for work purposes. Business-class plans can be installed if you need more than a regular residential package.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Falmouth

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.5%+ 80 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 19.7%+ 51 Mbps
GWI DSL 14.1%+ 20 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 4.3%+ 1,200 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fiber 1.1%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 7.0%+ 987 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 2.9%+ -- Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 0.0%+ 51 Mbps

Compare Falmouth to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Falmouth 58.1 Mbps 8 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +291 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +49 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +41.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +53.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +57.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )