Internet Providers in Mars Hill, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mars Hill, ME
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.82

Internet Access in Mars Hill, Maine

FCC Form 477 data is the core source of the Mars Hill broadband availability facts presented on this page. We've crunched 911 rows of governmental and private data on Internet availability within Mars Hill. There is limited speed test information on Mars Hill. Data is limited to 28 recordings over the past year. Locals should take note of the official Internet speeds detailed above for companies like HughesNet.

Taking a look at network technologies available Mars Hill, we see that the most common physical wire broadband Internet technology infrastructures are Cable (76.70 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Television companies are where customers look for cable home Internet service, since they can leverage existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Local customers of cable service providers like Spectrum overwhelmingly select it due to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Mars Hill with a maximum speed of 80 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet service in Mars Hill. For example, fixed wireless companies like Pioneer Wireless can deliver 2 Mbps or more using direct wireless technology.

Viasat Internet is the most common provider in Mars Hill. The company is available to close to one hundred percent of Mars Hill. HughesNet is also a common option, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Mars Hill is 25 megabits per second.

The average Mars Hill resident has 4-5 choices for residential broadband ( 4.72 per census block), which is about normal compared to the US generally. Mars Hill is number 117th out of 424 communities in Maine in terms of broadband options. Areas the FCC considers to be "underserved" are low, and only 100 are stuck with one Internet choice. View the map below to explore network data about neighborhoods within Mars Hill.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mars Hill, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
GWI 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
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
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
Pioneer Broadband 24 Mbps DSL 5m 41s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mars Hill, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 95.4% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Pioneer Broadband - DSL - 94.1% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 24 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 76.7% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • GWI - DSL - 48.5% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • GWI - Fiber - 8.5% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mars Hill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mars Hill

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Mars Hill is the 117th most connected city in Maine ahead of Mapleton, Washburn, and Fort Fairfield, but behind Presque Isle and Caribou.

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.

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Mars Hill 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 93% of Mars Hill 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mars Hill

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Pioneer Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.4%+ 80 Mbps
Pioneer Broadband DSL 94.1%+ 24 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 76.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
GWI DSL 48.5%+ 20 Mbps
Aroostook Technologies Fixed Wireless 52.5%+ 50 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 35.5%+ 25 Mbps
GWI Fiber 8.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Pioneer Broadband DSL 82.5%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 26.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
GWI Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Mars Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mars Hill 3.3 Mbps 10 $0.98 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +412.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +115.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +112.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +124.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +124.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )