Internet Providers in Freeport, ME
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Residential Internet Statistics for Freeport, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$53.8|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Freeport, Maine
Internet Access in Freeport, Maine
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Freeport. HughesNet is also widely available.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband technologies around the Freeport metro area, frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Performance from cable is usually stronger. That said, the overall speeds we've recorded with either system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
The packages shown on this page are collected individually by our data analysis team.
2-3 Internet options per address isn't a strong level of choice compared to larger cities, but it's enough to improve performance in Freeport blocks with provider overlap. As is evident in the map below, Internet availability often varies from neighborhood.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, XFINITY from Comcast is another option to consider. They have Internet in close to one hundred percent of the Freeport area.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Freeport, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|GWI||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Freeport, Maine
- Xfinity - Cable - 99.9% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - DSL - 99.4% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- GWI - DSL - 9.8% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
- GWI - Fiber - 9.5% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 4.9% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Freeport - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Data Cap Issues in Freeport
Data from our market researchers shows that popular ISPs in Freeport use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Freeport
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||99.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||99.4%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||987 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||5.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||3.0%+||940 Mbps|
|TPx Communications||Copper||0.3%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Freeport to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Freeport||66.8 Mbps||7||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +467.6 Mbps )||16 ( +9 )||$0.70 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +82 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +93.8 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +95.3 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|