Internet Providers in Sebec, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sebec, ME
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.29

Internet Access in Sebec, Maine

The two most common wired broadband technologies in Sebec are Cable networks as well as Satellite. Cable has a 14.13 percent spread in the area, in contrast to Satellite's virtually one hundred percent availability.

The majority of Sebec residents have 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from. 16.28% of the Sebec area — 91 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband provider. Regardless of other services in the area, cable and DSL broadband usually offer the best price for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common choice in Sebec. They are available to practically one hundred percent of Sebec. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing close to one hundred percent of Sebec with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in Sebec is 25 megabits per second download.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet access for residents of Sebec. For example, fixed wireless providers like Premium Choice Broadband can achieve 3 Mbps via wireless links.

All the coverage data here comes from FCC provider-reported data, requiring Internet companies in Sebec to report there coverage area data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets against private data including lit addresses submitted directly by Internet providers. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Sebec area.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sebec, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Premium Choice Broadband 200 Mbps DSL and Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sebec, Maine

  • Premium Choice Broadband - 69.2% Availability in Sebec - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 94.6% Availability in Sebec - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 14.1% Availability in Sebec - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sebec - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sebec - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sebec

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Sebec is the 345th most connected city in Maine ahead of Guilford, but behind Corinth, Dexter, Milo, and Dover Foxcroft.

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 Piscataquis 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: 64% of people living in Sebec 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 84% of Sebec 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 Piscataquis County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sebec

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Premium Choice Broadband DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 69.2%+ 200 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 94.6%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 14.1%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 24.6%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Sebec to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sebec 2.2 Mbps 7 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +413.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +116.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +114 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +125.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +125.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )