Internet Providers in Lubec, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lubec, ME
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Lubec, Maine

Lubec has only two major broadband network choices to grapple with — coaxial cable (82.07% availability) and DSL (95.21% availability). Coaxial cable Internet service is delivered from traditional cable TV providers, using their pre-existing coaxial television cables mounted on utility poles. DSL is sent over landline phone wires. The majority of Lubec neighborhoods and census blocks can access both cable and DSL from at least two Internet providers.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Lubec residents. The provider is accessible for near one hundred percent of Lubec. HughesNet is also a common option, serving virtually one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Lubec is 25 megabits per second.

In terms of coverage options, the average location in Lubec has 3-4 providers at their location. Only 22.43 percent of Lubec residents are limited to one option for residential Internet service.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides a common alternative. They offer 95 percent coverage and a maximum speed of 80 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service in Lubec. fixed wireless companies like Axiom Technologies can offer 5 Mbps using direct wireless hardware. There are 2 companies in Lubec marketing enterprise-level products and services such as point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. We list all providers with explicit business services on their site.

The broadband coverage insights on the page below are calculated from public governmental data and privatized datasets collected directly from providers. Statistics about speed data comes via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google search results. [1] Our researchers have manually sourced price and service data on 154 Internet packages in the Lubec market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Lubec, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lubec, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 95.2% Availability in Lubec - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 82.1% Availability in Lubec - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lubec - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lubec - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lubec

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Lubec is the 134th most connected city in Maine ahead of Perry, Princeton, and Baileyville, but behind Calais and Machias.

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

Approximately 500 people in Washington 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 78% of Lubec 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 Washington County, approximately 3,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Lubec

Data from our market researchers shows that popular providers use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lubec

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.2%+ 80 Mbps
Axiom Technologies Fixed Wireless 92.3%+ 20 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 82.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Pioneer Wireless Fixed Wireless 70.2%+ 1.5 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Axiom Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 5 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 85.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.8%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Lubec to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lubec 46.6 Mbps 6 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +368.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +72.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +69.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +80.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +81 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )