Internet Providers in West Paris, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for West Paris, ME
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.8

Internet Access in West Paris, Maine

There are 4 providers in West Paris marketing residential service, and a total of 10 including specialized business and mobile providers. (Take note that some might be "doubles", since many incumbent providers sell residential service and enterprise services separately.)

The information on this page is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports, and is against private databases and direct provider reporting to output more granular resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data about pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

Taking a look at network technology installed the area, we see that the most prevalent wired broadband Internet technology varieties are Cable and Satellite, with 92.51% and near one hundred percent respectively. Cable connections are sold by traditional cable TV companies, using preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Local subscribers to cable companies such as Spectrum usually pick cable due to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)

Viasat Internet is the most widely available provider for West Paris residents. The company is available to near one hundred percent of West Paris addresses. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of West Paris with Satellite service. The fastest Internet package we've found for HughesNet in West Paris is 25 Mbps download.

Overall, the number of choices residents have for Internet in West Paris is below average — most buildings will have about 0 providers. A total of 1,000 West Paris residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as can be seen by exploring the map below. (That leaves 95.26% of residents with only one Internet provider in their area.) Explore the interactive map to see coverage variations in the area, and access speed test results between local providers.

  • There are 9 internet providers in West Paris with 4 of those offering residential service
  • West Paris is the 150th most connected city in Maine ahead of Buckfield, but behind South Paris, Norway, Bethel, and Oxford.
  • The fastest zip code in West Paris for April 2021 is 04289. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Paris, Maine

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in West Paris, Maine

  • Spectrum - Cable - 92.5% Availability in West Paris - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 4.7% Availability in West Paris - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Paris - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in West Paris - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For West Paris

West Paris Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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West Paris is the 150th most connected city in Maine ahead of Buckfield, but behind South Paris, Norway, Bethel, and Oxford.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Oxford 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.

As of this month, 04289 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in West Paris.

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

In Oxford County, approximately 5,000 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 West Paris

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 92.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 4.7%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 95.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
FirstLight Fiber 19.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare West Paris to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
West Paris 18.2 Mbps 4 $0.95 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +397.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +100.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +98 Mbps ) 14 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +109.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )