Internet Providers in Sinclair, ME
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sinclair, ME
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$52.8|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sinclair, Maine
Internet Access in Sinclair, Maine
There are an average of 2.39 Internet providers per census block in Sinclair. Consequently, the majority of households in the area will have a minimum of 2-3 options so far as Internet service.
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) is also a commonly available broadband option for Sinclair. They offer DSL service available to 98 percent of the area. Pioneer Wireless is another alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of the local area, although it requires roof access or line of site with a Pioneer Wireless tower or access point.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Sinclair's most common wired Internet choices.
Looking specifically at the network technologies around Sinclair, there are essentially two options: cable (Spectrum, for example) and DSL (think Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)).
The Internet access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on public government data and privatized data we source from telecoms or through private third parties. Statistics about speed data comes primarily from M-Labs.  Our market research team has hand-validated package pricing and service data for 144 Internet plans and bundles for Sinclair as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
59.3% of consumers in Sinclair200 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 Sinclair, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sinclair, Maine
- Consolidated - DSL - 98.7% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 40.7% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sinclair - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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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.
Data Caps Around Sinclair
Data from our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since customers see caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Sinclair
|Pioneer Wireless||Fixed Wireless||100%||0.768 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||98.7%+||80 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||41.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||41.8%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Sinclair to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sinclair||17.5 Mbps||5||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +397.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +101.4 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +109.9 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|