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Internet Providers in Mars Hill, Maine
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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
6.7% of consumers in Mars Hill100 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 Mars Hill, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|GWI||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||48.5%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||95.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Pioneer Broadband||24 Mbps||DSL||5m 41s||94.1%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Mars Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mars Hill||3.4 Mbps||10||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +531 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +145.4 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +157.2 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +166.1 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +158.7 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|