Internet Providers in Pittsfield, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pittsfield, ME
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.54

Internet Access in Pittsfield, Maine

Spectrum has the strongest coverage footprint in Pittsfield. Viasat Internet is also widely available.

When we're looking at network technology in use within the city, the most prevalent wired broadband technology types are Cable and Satellite, with near one hundred percent and near one hundred percent respectively. Cable is marketed by traditional residential television operators, using preexisting TV network connections. Pittsfield customers of cable companies like Spectrum overwhelmingly select it because of the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

As of the latest FCC reporting, 8.72 percent of residents (300 residents total) are limited to a single option for wired broadband.

HughesNet provides an alternative. They offer a top download speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet in Pittsfield. fixed wireless outfits such as Trailrunner LLC are able to deliver 25 Mbps using wireless links. There are also 3 companies in Pittsfield with specialized enterprise and smb services like T1. BroadbandNow includes every provider with business packages on their website.

The broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private datasets we source directly from telecom industry sources. Statistics about speed data is sourced primarily from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually filed package price and plan details for 287 broadband packages within the Pittsfield market as of 2021.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Pittsfield with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Pittsfield is the 310th most connected city in Maine ahead of Hartland and Saint Albans, but behind Palmyra, Canaan, and Newport.
  • The fastest zip code in Pittsfield for July 2021 is 04967. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Pittsfield, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 100.0%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.2%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s 88.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pittsfield

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Pittsfield is the 310th most connected city in Maine ahead of Hartland and Saint Albans, but behind Palmyra, Canaan, and Newport.

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 Somerset 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 91% of Pittsfield 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, 04967 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Pittsfield.

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

In Somerset County, approximately 4,000 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.

Compare Pittsfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pittsfield 104.3 Mbps 6 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +430.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +44.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +56.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +65.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +57.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )