Internet Providers in Shirley Mills, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Shirley Mills, ME
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.13

Internet Access in Shirley Mills, Maine

Data here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to validate that information. Plan and pricing data is collected by our data analysis division. Locally, we've aggregated 96 broadband deals for Shirley Mills since 2014. Data from the FCC is updated twice a year, but often appears here up to six months ahead of FCC publications thanks to direct reports we receive from ISPs.

Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) provides an second choice to the primary providers, serving Shirley Mills with near one hundred percent availability and a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet access in Shirley Mills. fixed wireless companies like Trailrunner LLC are able to achieve 25 Mbps or more over wireless hardware.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread choice in Shirley Mills. They are available to near one hundred percent of Shirley Mills. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing near one hundred percent of Shirley Mills with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package we've seen for HughesNet for Shirley Mills is 25 Mbps.

78.11 percent of Shirley Mills residents are limited to only one choice for home Internet.

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Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Shirley Mills, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Premium Choice Broadband 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Premium Choice Broadband 20 Mbps Cable 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Shirley Mills, Maine

  • Consolidated - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Shirley Mills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Premium Choice Broadband - Fiber - 21.9% Availability in Shirley Mills - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Premium Choice Broadband - Cable - 5.2% Availability in Shirley Mills - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley Mills - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Shirley Mills - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shirley Mills

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Shirley Mills is the 409th most connected city in Maine ahead of Bingham, but behind Dexter, Dover Foxcroft, Guilford, and Greenville.

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

Approximately 300 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: 22% of people living in Shirley Mills 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 22% of Shirley Mills 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.

Data Cap Issues in Shirley Mills

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Shirley Mills

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 88.8%+ 25 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fiber 21.9%+ 200 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Cable 5.2%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps