Internet Providers in Oakfield, ME

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

Internet Access in Oakfield, Maine

The average Oakfield census block is served by 2.79 ISPs. This means that most addresses within city limits will have a minimum of 2-3 options for Internet.

Since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

Cable and DSL Internet service providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) are the primary Internet service systems available in Oakfield.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available broadband option in Oakfield. They offer primarily DSL connections available to 97 percent of Oakfield. Pioneer Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind this option requires roof access or proximity to a Pioneer Wireless tower or access point.

According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Oakfield so far as coverage. The more common providers often cover the same addresses in most neighborhoods around Oakfield.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Oakfield, Maine

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oakfield, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 97.8% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 81.0% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oakfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oakfield

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Oakfield is the 314th most connected city in Maine ahead of East Millinocket, but behind Houlton, Mapleton, Millinocket, and Ashland.

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

Approximately 900 people in Aroostook 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 80% of Oakfield 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 Aroostook County, approximately 7,000 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.

Data Caps Around Oakfield

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in Oakfield use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oakfield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Pioneer Wireless Fixed Wireless 99.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 97.8%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 81.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 54.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 60.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Oakfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oakfield 41.3 Mbps 6 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +374.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +77.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +74.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +86.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +86.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )