Internet Providers in Shawmut, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Shawmut, ME
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

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 167 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
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Shawmut, Maine

  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Shawmut - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Shawmut - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shawmut - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shawmut - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shawmut

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Shawmut is the 209th most connected city in Maine ahead of Waterville, Oakland, and Clinton, but behind Canaan and Fairfield.

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 Somerset 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.

Approximately 100% of Shawmut 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 Somerset County, approximately 4,000 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 Shawmut

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps