Internet Providers in Pownal, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pownal, ME
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.97

Internet Access in Pownal, Maine

Spectrum has the strongest coverage footprint in Pownal. Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 261 broadband plans and bundles for the Pownal market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
OTELCO 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pownal, Maine

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 91.5% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 4.8% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • OTELCO - 1.4% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pownal - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pownal

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Pownal is the 224th most connected city in Maine behind Durham, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Freeport, and Yarmouth.

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

Approximately 87 people in Cumberland 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 Pownal 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 Cumberland County, approximately 500 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 Pownal

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 91.5%+ 80 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 4.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 1.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 6.0%+ 987 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 0.5%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Pownal to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pownal 86.3 Mbps 6 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +329.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +32.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +29.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +41.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +41.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )