Internet Service Providers in Thomaston, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Thomaston, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 86.22 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Thomaston, Maine

FCC datasets are the primary source of Thomaston Internet access data listed on BroadbandNow. As of 2021, we've examined 1,009 rows of governmental and private databases on broadband access in Thomaston. The speed averages are calculated from 872 user speed tests in Thomaston.

The average Thomaston household has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.27 options for each location.

Spectrum and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) are Thomaston's most widely available wired Internet options.

HughesNet is another commonly available broadband option in Thomaston. They offer Satellite service in virtually one hundred percent of Thomaston.

So, essentially, locals are likely making a choice between Cable and Satellite. The granular coverage maps and user speed test data seen below illustrate where the real-world speed test results vary when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Thomaston with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Thomaston is the 240th most connected city in Maine ahead of Warren, but behind Rockport, Union, Rockland, and Waldoboro.
  • The fastest zip code in Thomaston for February 2021 is 04861. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Thomaston, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Thomaston, Maine

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Thomaston - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 98.5% Availability in Thomaston - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Thomaston - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Thomaston - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Thomaston

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Thomaston is the 240th most connected city in Maine ahead of Warren, but behind Rockport, Union, Rockland, and Waldoboro.

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

Approximately 52 people in Knox 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.

Approximately 98% of Thomaston 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.

As of this month, 04861 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Thomaston.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Knox County, approximately 900 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 Thomaston

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 98.5%+ 100 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 32.0%+ 26 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
RedZone Wireless Fixed Wireless 4.4%+ 26 Mbps

Compare Thomaston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Thomaston 86.2 Mbps 5 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +262.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +20.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +13.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +25.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +29.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )