Internet Providers in Stetson, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stetson, ME
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.04

Internet Access in Stetson, Maine

Cable infrastructure and Satellite lines are widespread hardwired broadband varieties within Stetson, featuring 25.37 percent and virtually one hundred percent network reach respectively.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

42.18 percent of the Stetson area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident has at least 2 Internet providers to choose from. Addresses with better choices usually will get reduced pricing, since companies will improve service to win subscribers.

TDS Telecom is one of the top three providers in Stetson. They are available for near one hundred percent of local addresses. Trailrunner LLC is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable, it can provide an equivalent service quality.

Coverage data analysis here comes via FCC reported data. Providers in Stetson are legally required to report there coverage area data biannually. By using direct relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to confirm public data in comparison to privatized data submitted via Internet providers directly. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 347 data rows on Internet networks in Stetson and 538,083 in Maine. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Stetson area from M-Labs.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Stetson with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Stetson is the 99th most connected city in Maine ahead of Corinth, Corinna, Carmel, Levant, and Newport.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Stetson, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
OTELCO 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stetson, Maine

  • TDS - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - Fiber - 36.9% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 25.4% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • OTELCO - DSL - 4.5% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 2.3% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stetson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stetson

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Stetson is the 99th most connected city in Maine ahead of Corinth, Corinna, Carmel, Levant, and Newport.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Penobscot 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: 37% of people living in Stetson 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 58% of Stetson 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 Penobscot County, approximately 8,000 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 Stetson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Trailrunner LLC Fixed Wireless 83.9%+ 25 Mbps
TDS Telecom Fiber 36.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 25.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Premium Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 15.4%+ 10 Mbps
207 Broadband Fixed Wireless 15.2%+ 50 Mbps
OTELCO DSL 4.5%+ 25 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 2.3%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 3.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Stetson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Stetson 11.3 Mbps 10 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +404.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +107.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +116.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +116.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )