Internet Providers in Saint Albans, ME
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Residential Internet Statistics for Saint Albans, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$48.34|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Saint Albans, Maine
Internet Access in Saint Albans, Maine
Saint Albans offers 6 residential Internet Service Providers, or 11 total providers including business and mobile services. There are 5 broadband choices such as DSL and cable.
The broadband plans displayed here are gathered by hand through our data science and research team.
DSL and cable are the two main broadband network types within the Saint Albans metro area, fighting for the same subscribers at many addresses and competing with each other. Cable network speed is generally stronger. That said, the overall speeds found with either network type are comparable.
6.13 percent of Saint Albans is still left with only one or zero choices for broadband-level Internet service. Outside these underserved areas, the average address has 2 providers to choose from. In most cases, addresses with more competition usually will find lower prices, since companies will often improve network infrastructure to win subscribers.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest ISPs in Saint Albans in terms of coverage. As the maps below illustrate, these ISPs frequently overlap in most neighborhoods around Saint Albans.
Internet Statistics 2021
6.1% of consumers in Saint Albans100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Saint Albans, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Saint Albans, Maine
- TDS - DSL - 99.3% Availability in Saint Albans - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 93.9% Availability in Saint Albans - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Consolidated - DSL - 8.9% Availability in Saint Albans - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint Albans - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint Albans - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Video Streaming in Saint Albans
Data collected by our market research team shows that some of the common ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers maintain that caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Saint Albans
|TDS Telecom||DSL||99.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||8.9%+||20 Mbps|
|Premium Choice Broadband||Fixed Wireless||5.0%+||10 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Saint Albans to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Saint Albans||33.4 Mbps||6||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +382 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +85.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +82.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +94 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +94.2 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|