Internet Providers in Lincoln, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Lincoln, Maine:

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  • 1. Spectrum
    81.7% Available
    81.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Wireless speeds may vary
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. T-Mobile Home Internet
    82.2% Available
    82.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    91.3% Available
    91.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    40 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Pioneer Wireless
    89.7% Available
    89.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1.5 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Trailrunner LLC
    57.4% Available
    57.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Trailrunner LLC Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
    • Contracts: None required
  • 8. 8. RedZone Wireless
    21% Available
    21%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    54 Mbps
    Download
    13 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-54mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $34.99 - $46.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 9. 9. GWI
    15.7% Available
    15.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
  • 10. 10. OTELCO
    9.6% Available
    9.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    75 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-75mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $54.95
  • 11. 11. Premium Choice Broadband
    9.5% Available
    9.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    View Premium Choice Broadband Details
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 20-20mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $39.95
  • 12. 12. Premium Choice Broadband
    8.1% Available
    8.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
    Upload
    View Premium Choice Broadband Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-10mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $103.95 - $103.95
  • 13. 13. Premium Choice Broadband
    7.7% Available
    7.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
    Download
    200 Mbps
    Upload
    View Premium Choice Broadband Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-200mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $139.95
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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.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 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 Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lincoln

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Lincoln

Data from our research team suggests that some of the common ISPs in Lincoln use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Lincoln to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lincoln 18.9 Mbps 13 $0.86 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +526.7 Mbps ) 19 ( +6 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +142.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +5 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +162 Mbps ) 17 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +167.7 Mbps ) 24 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +160.2 Mbps ) 9 ( -4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )