Internet Providers in Frenchville, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Frenchville, ME
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Frenchville, Maine

According to FCC records, the average Frenchville census block is serviceable by, on average, 2.64 broadband providers. This means that a majority of locations within city limits will have a minimum of 2-3 choices for Internet service.

DSL and cable are the main network options in Frenchville, fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Performance from cable is generally better and more consistent, but overall performance seen with either network type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood.

The broadband packages displayed above are gathered manually by our data division. The 22 Internet packages displayed above are the most current out of 136 plans we've collected in Frenchville to date.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a third option for wired broadband in 90 percent of Frenchville. Wireless providers such as Pioneer Wireless and satellite Internet companies including are also worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a better value so far as speed.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Frenchville, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Frenchville, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 90.6% Availability in Frenchville - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 87.3% Availability in Frenchville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frenchville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frenchville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Frenchville

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Frenchville is the 276th most connected city in Maine ahead of Washburn, Fort Kent, and Van Buren, but behind Caribou and Madawaska.

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

Approximately 900 people in Aroostook 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 79% of Frenchville 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.

In Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Frenchville

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the popular providers place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming services, while providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Frenchville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 90.6%+ 80 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 87.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Pioneer Wireless Fixed Wireless 86.1%+ 0.768 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 82.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Frenchville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Frenchville 54.8 Mbps 5 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +360.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +61.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +72.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +72.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )