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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Shawmut, Maine
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Internet Access in Shawmut, Maine
Information on this page is calculated from biannual FCC provider territory filings. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports and other private datasets to further validate the information. Plane and pricing information is collected manually through our data science team. BroadbandNow has collected and verified 169 broadband plans in Shawmut since 2014. Data from the FCC is updated biannually, but often appears to BroadbandNow up to six months ahead of FCC publications thanks to direct data agreements with our partners.
DSL and cable are the dominant broadband options within the Shawmut metro area. They are fighting for customers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is overall stronger and more robust. That said, the overall speeds found with either network system are similar.
HughesNet as well as Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also offer Internet service in Shawmut, often competing for the same customers.
2 Internet choices for each address is a low amount of choice, but it's enough to reduce pricing in Shawmut neighborhoods with provider overlap. Choice can vary from block to block.
Spectrum and Viasat Internet are the strongest providers in Shawmut as measured by coverage area. These providers often overlap around Shawmut.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Shawmut, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.