Internet Providers in Plymouth, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Plymouth, Maine:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Spectrum
    25.3% Available
    25.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. OTELCO
    97.1% Available
    97.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 6
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $99.95
  • 5. 5. Trailrunner LLC
    40.2% Available
    40.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $59.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. Consolidated
    13.8% Available
    13.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
    2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-20mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 7. UniTel
    1% Available
    1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 6
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 4-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Price Range: $30.91 - $130
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Internet Access in Plymouth, Maine

Plymouth has a total of 7 Internet providers marketing home service, and a total of 14 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers.

When we're looking at network technology in use within the city, the most common hardwired Internet technology options are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (25.33 percent coverage). Cable is marketed by traditional cable television operators, leveraging their already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Local subscribers to cable service providers such as often select it due to the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

Viasat Internet is the most widely available choice in Plymouth. close to one hundred percent of Plymouth census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing near one hundred percent of Plymouth with Satellite service. The fastest Internet package listed by HughesNet in Plymouth is 25 Mbps.

The average home in Plymouth has 2-3 wired broadband options to choose from. 4.63 percent of Plymouth residents — 63 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of alternative technologies in the area, cable and DSL broadband generally provide the best pricing and data use packages for home use.

Broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data and privatized datasets we collect directly from telecom industry sources, or through private sources. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced from M-Labs, which is a speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-gathered price on 199 Internet plans and bundles in the Plymouth market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Plymouth, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
OTELCO 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 97.1%
UniTel 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 1.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 25.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 13.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Plymouth

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Plymouth is the 70th most connected city in Maine ahead of Corinna, Palmyra, Carmel, Newport, and Pittsfield.

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

Approximately 2,000 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.

Fiber Availability: 97% of people living in Plymouth have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 95% of Plymouth 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 8,000 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 Around Plymouth

Data from our research team suggests that popular providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Plymouth to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Plymouth 14.1 Mbps 9 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +520.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +134.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +146.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +155.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +148 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )