Internet Service Providers in Millinocket, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Millinocket, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 30.68 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 125 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 7.61%

Internet Access in Millinocket, Maine

Satellite lines and DSL lines are the most widespread hardwired broadband networks present in Millinocket, with practically one hundred and 95.16 percent network reach in the area.

The average Millinocket customer has 2-3 providers with service for their location. Competition is good for consumers. It tends to improve prices and service reliability at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. A surprising 11.07 of the local population still has only one option for broadband service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Millinocket.

Since FCC data is currently only processed twice annually and only made public six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 80 Mbps. See the map on the page below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Millinocket with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Millinocket is the 386th most connected city in Maine behind West Enfield, Lincoln, Milo, East Millinocket, and Dover Foxcroft.
  • The fastest zip code in Millinocket for February 2021 is 04462. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Millinocket, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Bee Line 125 Mbps Cable 1m 5s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
GWI 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Millinocket, Maine

  • Consolidated - 95.2% Availability in Millinocket - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Bee Line - 87.2% Availability in Millinocket - Speeds up to 125 Mbps
  • GWI - 44.6% Availability in Millinocket - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Millinocket - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Millinocket - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Millinocket

Millinocket Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Millinocket is the 386th most connected city in Maine behind West Enfield, Lincoln, Milo, East Millinocket, and Dover Foxcroft.

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

Approximately 3,000 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.

Approximately 89% of Millinocket 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.

As of this month, 04462 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Millinocket.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Penobscot County, approximately 9,000 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 Millinocket

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 95.2%+ 80 Mbps
Bee Line Cable 87.2%+ 125 Mbps
GWI DSL 44.6%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
OTELCO Fiber 0.4%+ -- Mbps

Compare Millinocket to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Millinocket 30.7 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )