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Internet Providers in Westfield, Maine
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Internet Access in Westfield, Maine
FCC data shows two main infrastructure types in Westfield — coaxial cable (94.67% availability) and DSL (55.70% coverage). Coaxial cable Internet service is delivered via TV companies using coaxial television wires strung up on utility poles. DSL Internet is sent over twisted copper phone wires. The majority of Westfield street addresses have access to coaxial cable or DSL service from two alternating providers.
Spectrum as well as Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) also offer Internet service in Westfield, and offering 94 percent and 55 percent coverage in the city.
The packages shown on this page are manually collected by our data science team.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Westfield.
Activate the map shown below for more insights on Internet service choice at a granular street level. As illustrated, while most neighborhoods have around 3-4 options for service, some areas are less connected or might only have one company available.
Internet Statistics 2021
37.7% of consumers in Westfield200 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 Westfield, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Pioneer Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||39.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||55.7%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Cord Cutting in Westfield
Data from our research team suggests that some of the top ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.