Internet Providers in Lincoln, ME

Residential Internet Statistics for Lincoln, ME
Internet Service Providers: 11
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Lincoln, Maine:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    81.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    81.7% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    82.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    82.2% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    91.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    91.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Pioneer Wireless
    89.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.5
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    89.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Trailrunner LLC
    57.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    57.4% Available
  • 8. 8. RedZone Wireless
    21% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *54 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    21% Available
  • 9. 9. GWI
    15.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    15.7% Available
  • 10. 10. OTELCO
    9.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *75 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    9.6% Available
  • 11. 11. Premium Choice Broadband
    9.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    9.5% Available
  • 12. 12. Premium Choice Broadband
    8.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    8.1% Available
  • 13. 13. Premium Choice Broadband
    7.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    7.7% Available
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Internet Access in Lincoln, Maine

3 ISPs can provide service to the average Lincoln address. In context, this is actually a high amount of choice contrasted with similar-sized cities. Competition between several providers in a city is correlated with better regional pricing.

We should note here that since FCC data is only collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Lincoln.

Cable and DSL Internet service providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) make up the main broadband infrastructure types with availability in Lincoln.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a third choice for coverage in 91 percent of the Lincoln area. Fixed wireless providers such as Pioneer Wireless are also sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired options usually offer a better deal when it comes to speed.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lincoln, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 81.7%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 91.3%
OTELCO 75 Mbps DSL 1m 49s 9.6%
Premium Choice Broadband 200 Mbps Fiber 40s 7.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 82.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 15.7%
Premium Choice Broadband 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 9.5%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Lincoln is the 199th most connected city in Maine ahead of Milo, East Millinocket, and Greenbush, but behind West Enfield and Millinocket.

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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.

Approximately 2,000 people in Penobscot County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 8% of people living in Lincoln have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 77% of Lincoln residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Penobscot County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Lincoln to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lincoln 15.2 Mbps 16 $1.00 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +566.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +157.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +5 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +184.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +4 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +187 Mbps ) 27 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +181.3 Mbps ) 11 ( -5 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )