How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Falmouth, Maine
Most Popular Internet Providers in Falmouth, Maine:
Showing 1 to 8 Providers
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 46 Internet plans shown are the most relevant of 398 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.
Coverage from Spectrum and Viasat Internet, 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 July 2021 is 04105. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
1.5% of consumers in Falmouth100 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.
Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?
Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.
Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Falmouth, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||4.3%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||98.5%|
|Premium Choice Broadband||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s||1.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|GWI||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||13.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Falmouth to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Falmouth||55.4 Mbps||8||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +479 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +93.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +114.1 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +106.7 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|