Internet Providers in Sanford, ME

Residential Internet Statistics for Sanford, ME
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Sanford, Maine:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    68.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    68.3% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    68.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    68.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Spectrum
    6.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    6.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Consolidated
    99.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    99.1% Available
  • 7. 7. Breezeline
    98.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.7% Available
  • 8. 8. RedZone Wireless
    40.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    40.3% Available
  • 9. 9. GWI
    27.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    27.4% Available
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Internet Access in Sanford, Maine

Sanford features a total of 9 Internet service providers (ISPs) marketing home service. Including business Internet, that's 20 serviceable providers in the area, like FirstLight and GWI.

Taking a look at network technology available the Sanford area, the most widespread hardwired Internet technology infrastructures are 5G Internet and Satellite, with 68.32% and near one hundred percent respectively.

The information listed here comes via FCC filings, and is cross-validated through private databases to output more accurate listings than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. We've analyzed 333 Sanford Internet plans from 2014–present. There are 31 Internet or bundled packages currently available in the area.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Sanford. practically one hundred percent of the Sanford area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Sanford is 25 Mbps.

To summarize, the average Sanford resident has 2-3 options for Internet. In Maine, this is around the norm. Sanford ranks 6th out of 424 cities as measured by the number of providers available at local addresses.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sanford, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Breezeline 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.7%
GWI 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 27.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 6.3%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 99.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 68.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 68.3%
200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Sanford is the 6th most connected city in Maine ahead of Shapleigh, Springvale, Lebanon, Alfred, and Waterboro.

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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.

Approximately 400 people in York County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 6% of people living in Sanford have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 98% of Sanford residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In York County, approximately 900 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Sanford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sanford 63.8 Mbps 11 $1.03 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +517.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +109 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +135.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +138.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +132.7 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )