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Internet Providers in Springfield, Maine
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Internet Access in Springfield, Maine
Springfield Internet availability information on this page is based on FCC data and compared and corrected against private files. As of 2021, we've analyzed 1,198 rows of governmental and private data on broadband access within Springfield. The speed averages are based on 208 speed tests from IP-verified customers in Springfield.
100 percent of Springfield households are limited to a single option for wired Internet service, or none.
Taking a look at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built within Springfield, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband Internet technology types are Satellite and DSL, with practically one hundred percent and 97.61% respectively. DSL is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and comes from providers like Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) that historically provided phone service. The twisted copper construction seen in telephone lines results in lower performance than newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Springfield. virtually one hundred percent of Springfield census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet for Springfield is 25 megabits per second.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also serves Springfield with a recorded maximum speed of 50 Mbps. Providers like Trailrunner LLC can deliver as much as 25 Mbps via direct wireless links. Explore the map to compare how many options are available at a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Springfield900 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 Springfield, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||97.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Compare Springfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +507.6 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +122 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +133.8 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +142.7 Mbps )||23 ( +23 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +135.3 Mbps )||8 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|