Internet Providers in Minot, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Minot, ME
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Minot, Maine

FCC datasets are the core source for the Minot-area broadband availability facts listed on this page. We've examined 893 rows of FCC and private databases on broadband access in Minot. We've manually gathered Internet pricing info and terms on 214 Internet and bundle plans in Minot. There is a lack of meaningful speed test data from Minot — 20 IP-verifiable records over the past year. Residents should pay more attention to the providers' advertised plan speeds detailed above.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Minot.

9.36 percent of Minot is cut off from choice for true broadband Internet service. This isn't a surprise, since competition between providers is not strong. Residences in the city have 1 choices for service, when averaged across the entire local population.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available broadband choice in Minot, offering DSL connections in 97 percent of Minot.

In summary, Satellite and Cable are the most widespread types of broadband available in the Minot area. The granular coverage maps and user speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed results vary between neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Minot, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Minot, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 97.0% Availability in Minot - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 93.4% Availability in Minot - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Minot - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Minot - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Minot

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Minot is the 44th most connected city in Maine ahead of Auburn, New Gloucester, Mechanic Falls, and Poland, but behind Lewiston.

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

Approximately 11 people in Androscoggin 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 91% of Minot 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 Androscoggin County, approximately 200 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 Minot

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 97.0%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 93.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 7.2%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 95.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 22.6%+ -- Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 0.0%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Minot to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Minot 212.6 Mbps 5 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +202.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -93.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -96.4 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -85.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -85 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )