Internet Providers in Porter, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Porter, ME
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in Porter, Maine

The Porter area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet sells Satellite. They have coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area.

Looking at the technology types within Porter, there are basically two systems: cable and DSL (providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).

Keep in mind that since FCC data is tallied up biannually and only released six months after filing, provider availability shown in the results may not include the most recent network expansions or regional changes.

At the census block level, competition between providers averages out to 1.96 per household.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also in Porter with DSL coverage for 99 percent of census blocks and a recorded top speed of 80 Mbps. Explore the interactive map below to see broadband coverage at a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Porter, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Porter, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 99.4% Availability in Porter - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 97.1% Availability in Porter - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Porter - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Porter - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Porter

Porter Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Porter is the 202nd most connected city in Maine ahead of Limington, Center Ossipee, Limerick, and Parsonsfield, but behind Ossipee.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Oxford 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 97% of Porter 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 Oxford County, approximately 5,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Porter

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 99.4%+ 80 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 97.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Porter to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Porter 35.1 Mbps 4 $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +380.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.52 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +83.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +81.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +92.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +92.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )