Internet Providers in Portage, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Portage, Maine:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. 1. Spectrum
    90% Available
    90%

    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: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. 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
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • 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
  • 4. 4. Pioneer Wireless
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
  • 5. 5. Consolidated
    98.8% Available
    98.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    2 Mbps
    Upload
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Aroostook Technologies
    80% Available
    80%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    15 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes basic installation and equipment.
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $79.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 7. 7. Trailrunner LLC
    74% Available
    74%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Trailrunner LLC Details
    • 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
  • 8. 8. GWI
    19.3% Available
    19.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download

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Internet Access in Portage, Maine

Portage currently features two common Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in virtually one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of Portage.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) and Spectrum can also provide Internet service in Portage, with shared territory in some streets.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband technologies within the Portage metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is generally stronger and more consistent, but overall performance seen with either type are similar.

The plans shown on this page are collected by hand through our data team.

To summarize, the majority of Portage households have 4 options so far as home broadband, which is close to average compared to the US overall. Portage is currently the 313th most-connected city in Maine, as measured by number of providers per census block. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are relatively low, although specific addresses may be limited in ways that aren't visible in our coverage data. View the interactive map below to explore network data about neighborhoods within Portage, and see Internet access stats.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Portage, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
GWI 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 19.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 90.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 98.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Portage

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Portage is the 313th most connected city in Maine behind Presque Isle, Caribou, Mapleton, Ashland, and Washburn.

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.

Fiber Availability: 19% of people living in Portage 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 89% of Portage 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.

Compare Portage to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Portage 35.8 Mbps 9 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +498.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +124.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +133.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +126.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )