Internet Providers in Hiram, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hiram, ME
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Hiram, Maine

The average Hiram building has access to Internet service from 1.92 different companies.

Spectrum is also a common broadband option for Hiram, offering mainly Cable service available to 98 percent of Hiram.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only made public 6+ months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We aggregate coverage data directly from some ISPs to help reduce this lag.

Cable providers like Spectrum and DSL providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) make up the primary broadband network systems available around Hiram.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest providers in Hiram in terms of coverage area. As the maps below show, the more common telecom companies often compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Hiram.

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 Hiram, 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 Hiram, Maine

  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.0% Availability in Hiram - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 92.6% Availability in Hiram - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hiram - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hiram - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hiram

Hiram Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hiram is the 254th most connected city in Maine ahead of Naples and Parsonsfield, but behind Sebago, Steep Falls, and Limington.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Oxford 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 92% of Hiram 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 Oxford County, approximately 5,000 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 Around Hiram

Data from our researchers shows that many of the common providers place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hiram

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 92.6%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Hiram to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hiram 92.8 Mbps 4 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +322.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +26.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +23.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +34.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +34.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )