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Internet Providers in Wayne, Maine
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Internet Access in Wayne, Maine
The average Wayne household has Internet service through 1.94 companies.
Spectrum is an alternative. They offer a top speed of 940 Mbps.
Taking a look at network tech offered within the city, the most frequently available physical wire broadband connection options are Cable and Satellite, with 99.03% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Television corporations are usually the source for cable Internet and Wifi service, since they can use their existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Wayne-area customers of cable companies such as Spectrum usually select it because of the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Wayne. They are available to near one hundred percent of Wayne addresses. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Wayne is 25 Mbps download.
The Internet availability statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from providers. Statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs. Our market research team has hand-gathered package price and plan details on 164 broadband plans and bundles in Wayne as of 2021.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wayne, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||94.6%|
|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.
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 and Video Streaming Around Wayne
Data from our research team suggests that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Wayne to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Wayne||53.3 Mbps||4||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +481.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +95.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +107.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +116.2 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +108.8 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|