Internet Providers in New Sweden, ME

Residential Internet Statistics for New Sweden, ME
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $31
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in New Sweden, Maine:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    56.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    56.6% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Trailrunner LLC
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    99.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *80 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    99.5% Available
  • 6. 6. Pioneer Wireless
    98.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *0.768
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    98.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Aroostook Technologies
    8.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    8.5% Available

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Internet Access in New Sweden, Maine

New Sweden has 7 residential Internet providers, and 11 if you include business and mobile service. There are 4 broadband choices such as cable or DSL.

There's a decent level of choice between companies in New Sweden. However, 200 locals don't have service from more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they have to rely on a low-speed wireless option. Thankfully, this issue isn't widespread in New Sweden. The average household has 3-4 options for Internet service.

Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

As you might expect for cities with New Sweden's relatively low density of telecom competitiveness, the average download speeds in New Sweden fall somewhat short of the state average. The current average download speed in New Sweden in the past twelve months is 63.87 Mbps.

Coverage data on this page comes via FCC reported data. Providers in New Sweden are required to report coverage data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with telecom companies, we are able to further verify this data against privatized data reported via Internet providers. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests originating from New Sweden households. [1] Some of the other datapoints and statistics displayed on the page below are drawn from NTIA and public Census databases.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In New Sweden, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 56.6%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 99.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

New Sweden is the 328th most connected city in Maine behind Caribou, Limestone, Mapleton, Washburn, and Van Buren.

Reference

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

Approximately 700 people in Aroostook County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 57% of New Sweden residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare New Sweden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
New Sweden 63.9 Mbps 7 $1.03 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +517.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +15 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +135.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +20 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +132.6 Mbps ) 11 ( +4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )