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 215 Internet and bundle plans in Minot. The speed averages originate from 838 speed tests in Minot.

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.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Minot with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Minot is the 44th most connected city in Maine ahead of Auburn, New Gloucester, Mechanic Falls, and Poland, but behind Lewiston.
  • The fastest zip code in Minot for July 2021 is 04258. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Minot, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 93.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 97.0%

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.

As of this month, 04258 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Minot.

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

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.

Compare Minot to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Minot 20.9 Mbps 5 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +513.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +127.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +139.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +148.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +141.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )