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Internet Providers in Pownal, Maine
Residential Internet Statistics for Pownal, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$52.97|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Pownal, Maine:
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Internet Access in Pownal, Maine
Spectrum has the strongest coverage footprint in Pownal. Viasat Internet is also widely available.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband options within the Pownal metro area, fighting for the same customers at many addresses and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed tends to be better and more consistent. That said, big-picture metrics of either Internet technology type are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies depending on the network infrastructure in that neighborhood.
HughesNet and Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also offer Internet service in Pownal, with shared territory in some parts of town.
Zooming in on the less developed communities within Pownal, data shows that as many as 100 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet service.
Broadband access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from public governmental data from the FCC and private data we source directly from telecom industry sources. Average statistics regarding speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house research team has manually aggregated price and service data for 298 broadband plans and bundles for the Pownal market as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
8.5% of consumers in Pownal100 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 Pownal, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||2.2%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||91.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|OTELCO||75 Mbps||DSL||1m 49s||1.4%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Pownal to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pownal||86 Mbps||6||$0.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +448.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +74.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +83.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +76.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|