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Internet Providers in Perham, Maine
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Internet Access in Perham, Maine
Perham's coverage data on this page is derived from governmental data.  Then, we ensure the data is scrubbed for issues against private lit address files. Since 2014, we've processed 237 rows of FCC data catalogues on broadband availability in Perham. We've manually collected pricing data and terms for 119 home Internet plans in Perham. There isn't a sufficient amount of speed test data to measure how local network speeds measure up to marketed speeds for residents of Perham. The graphed data below will update when there are sufficient data points to show changes long-term.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is the third largest wired broadband provider in Perham, available for 97 percent of local addresses. Pioneer Wireless is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
DSL from phone providers has a wide coverage area in comparison to other types of wired broadband around Perham because virtually every house in Perham is connected to phone wires — the acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."
In summary, the average Perham resident has 2-3 options for Internet. Perham is the 397th most connected city as measured by the density of broadband availability per address.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Perham300 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 Perham, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||97.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.