Internet Providers in Wayne, Maine

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wayne, ME
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 34.97 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.97%

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 (formerly Exede) 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 154 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
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wayne, Maine

  • Spectrum - 99.0% Availability in Wayne - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 94.6% Availability in Wayne - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Wayne - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Wayne - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wayne

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Wayne is the 229th most connected city in Maine ahead of Winthrop, but behind Leeds, Livermore, Readfield, and Monmouth.

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

Approximately 500 people in Kennebec 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 94% of Wayne 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 Kennebec County, approximately 700 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.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wayne

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.0%+ 940 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 94.6%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps

Compare Wayne to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wayne 35 Mbps 4 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +314.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +72.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +64.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +76.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +80.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )