Internet Providers in Sanford, Maine

Most Popular Internet Providers in Sanford, Maine:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Spectrum
    6.3% Available
    6.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Consolidated
    99.1% Available
    99.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    40 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 5. 5. Atlantic Broadband
    98.7% Available
    98.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    51 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $34.99 - $89.99
  • 6. 6. RedZone Wireless
    48.1% Available
    48.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $34.99 - $46.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. GWI
    27% Available
    27%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
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Internet Access in Sanford, Maine

Sanford features a total of 7 Internet service providers (ISPs) marketing home service. Including business Internet, that's 17 serviceable providers in the area, like RedZone Wireless and FirstLight.

Taking a look at network technology available the Sanford area, the most widespread hardwired Internet technology infrastructures are Satellite and Cable, with near one hundred percent and 98.65% respectively. Traditional cable TV providers are where customers look for cable Internet, seeing as they can use existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Sanford subscribers to cable Internet service providers such as Atlantic Broadband often pick cable thanks to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

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 299 Sanford Internet plans from 2014–present. There are 33 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 options for Internet. In Maine, this is around the norm. Sanford ranks 7th out of 424 cities as measured by the number of providers available at local addresses.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Sanford with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Sanford is the 7th most connected city in Maine ahead of Shapleigh, Springvale, Lebanon, Alfred, and Waterboro.
  • The fastest zip code in Sanford for July 2021 is 04073. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Sanford, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Atlantic Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.7%
GWI 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 27.0%
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%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sanford

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Sanford is the 7th most connected city in Maine ahead of Shapleigh, Springvale, Lebanon, Alfred, and Waterboro.

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

Approximately 500 people in York 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.

Fiber Availability: 8% of people living in Sanford have residential fiber service available to them.

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.

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

As of this month, 04073 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Sanford.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In York County, approximately 1,000 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.

Compare Sanford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sanford 54.8 Mbps 8 $0.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +479.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +114.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +107.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.32 ( $0.00 )