Internet Providers in Passadumkeag, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Passadumkeag, ME
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $63.09

Internet Access in Passadumkeag, Maine

Passadumkeag has a total of 6 Internet providers marketing home service, and a total of 10 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers.

Looking at network technology available in the Passadumkeag area, we see that the most widespread wired Internet technology infrastructures are Cable (89.47 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). TV corporations are usually the source for cable home Internet, seeing as they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Local customers of cable service providers such as Spectrum often pick it due to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability for Passadumkeag residents. near one hundred percent of Passadumkeag census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, serving practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Passadumkeag is 25 megabits per second.

As of the latest FCC reports, 39.23 percent of Passadumkeag households (100 residents total) have a single choice for wired broadband.

Broadband coverage statistics on the page below are based on public governmental data and privatized datasets we collect directly from telecom industry sources. Average statistics shown below regarding speed data is sourced primarily via M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually collected pricing and service data on 152 Internet deals in the Passadumkeag market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Passadumkeag, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
OTELCO 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Passadumkeag, Maine

  • Spectrum - 89.5% Availability in Passadumkeag - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • OTELCO - 69.9% Availability in Passadumkeag - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 1.4% Availability in Passadumkeag - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Passadumkeag - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Passadumkeag - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Passadumkeag

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Passadumkeag is the 250th most connected city in Maine ahead of Milford, Lincoln, and Greenbush, but behind Old Town and West Enfield.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Penobscot 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 61% of Passadumkeag 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 Penobscot County, approximately 9,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Passadumkeag

Data from our market research team shows that common providers in Passadumkeag use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Passadumkeag

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 89.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 69.9%+ 25 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 5.5%+ 10 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 1.4%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 88.1%+ 25 Mbps