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Internet Providers in Sherman, Maine
Residential Internet Statistics for Sherman, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||50 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$28.95|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Sherman, Maine:
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Internet Access in Sherman, Maine
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Sherman. HughesNet is also widely available.
DSL providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) connect customers to broadband service using pre-existing telephone lines on utility poles. This is why DSL is purchased through corporations that also offer phone connections. DSL network technology is available for close to one hundred percent of Sherman homes. Refer to the table directly below to get an idea of how advertised download speeds align with user-tested performancerecorded by local subscribers.
Since FCC data is collected biannually and only published six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
100 percent of Sherman residents are without a choice for broadband Internet service. This isn't an unexpected stat seeing as market competition between Internet providers is not strong. Residences in the local area have 1 choices for Internet service.
Outside of the Internet providers listed above, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is a third choice for Internet in practically one hundred percent of Sherman. Wireless companies such as Pioneer Wireless are sometimes a good choice, but the main wired options usually offer a better deal so far as speed.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Sherman900 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 Sherman, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Sherman
Data from our market research team suggests that common ISPs use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Sherman to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sherman||37.4 Mbps||5||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +497 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +111.4 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +123.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +132.1 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +124.7 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|