Internet Providers in Monmouth, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Monmouth, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 11.07 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.03%

Internet Access in Monmouth, Maine

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Monmouth. HughesNet is also widely available.

Spectrum provides an alternative. They offer 99 percent local coverage and a top speed of 940 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Monmouth. For example, fixed wireless companies such as TK Networks can achieve 100 Mbps via direct wireless links.

The majority of Monmouth households have 2 wired Internet options to choose from. 2.97% of the Monmouth area — 96 people — have one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other networks in the area, cable and DSL broadband almost always offer the most reasonable pricing and data use policies for home use.

In terms of network technology offered around the Monmouth area, the most prevalent hardwired broadband tech options are Cable and Satellite, with 99.05% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Cable Internet is sold by former residential television operators, who use preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Monmouth customers of cable providers like Spectrum often pick it due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

The broadband coverage statistics on the page below are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from ISPs. Average statistics regarding speed data comes via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our researchers have manually collected price and service data on 205 Internet offerings in Monmouth as of 2021.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Monmouth with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Monmouth is the 200th most connected city in Maine ahead of Winthrop, but behind Leeds, Greene, Litchfield, and Sabattus.
  • The fastest zip code in Monmouth for February 2021 is 04259. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Monmouth, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Monmouth, Maine

  • Spectrum - 99.1% Availability in Monmouth - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 98.0% Availability in Monmouth - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Monmouth - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Monmouth - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Monmouth

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Monmouth is the 200th most connected city in Maine ahead of Winthrop, but behind Leeds, Greene, Litchfield, and Sabattus.

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

Approximately 500 people in Kennebec 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 97% of Monmouth 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, 04259 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Monmouth.

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

In Kennebec County, approximately 700 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Monmouth

Data from our researchers shows that some of the popular providers place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Monmouth

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.1%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.0%+ 50 Mbps
TK Networks Fixed Wireless 16.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
TK Networks Fixed Wireless 19.8%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Monmouth to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Monmouth 11.1 Mbps 5 $0.69 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +338 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +104.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )