Internet Service Providers in Whitefield, Maine
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Residential Internet Statistics for Whitefield, ME
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||15.63 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||940 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.43%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Whitefield, Maine
Internet Access in Whitefield, Maine
Internet service coverage and competition in the Whitefield area is below average. 12.04 percent of local addresses are stuck with one or fewer options forbroadband service at their location. In terms of connectivity, Whitefield ranks at 150th out of 424 cities in Maine.
The data on this page comes from FCC coverage reports specific to Whitefield, and is against privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more useful listings than governmental websites. Data about speed and pricing of current broadband plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year.
Taking a look now at network technologies offered across the area, the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet connection types are Cable and Satellite, with virtually one hundred percent and practically one hundred percent respectively. Cable internet connections are sold by traditional cable television corporations, using their already-built TV network connections. Whitefield subscribers to cable companies such as Spectrum often select it due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
Spectrum is a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer virtually one hundred percent local availability and a top speed of 940 Mbps.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of Whitefield residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to near one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps is sufficient to stream SD video to devices on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or modern applications such as video chat and etc. Explore the coverage map below to compare broadband options down to the census block level.
- There are 10 internet providers in Whitefield with 7 of those offering residential service
- Whitefield is the 150th most connected city in Maine ahead of Farmingdale, Gardiner, and Dresden, but behind Randolph and Jefferson.
- The fastest zip code in Whitefield for February 2021 is 04353. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
12.0% of consumers in Whitefield200 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 Whitefield, Maine
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Tidewater Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s|
|Lincolnville Telephone||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Whitefield, Maine
- Spectrum - 99.6% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Consolidated - 86.9% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
- Tidewater Telecom - 3.3% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Lincolnville Telephone - 1.0% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Whitefield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Alna, ME
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- Bremen, ME
- Damariscotta, ME
- Dresden, ME
- Edgecomb, ME
- Farmingdale, ME
- Gardiner, ME
- Hallowell, ME
- Jefferson, ME
- Litchfield, ME
- Manchester, ME
- Nobleboro, ME
- Palermo, ME
- Randolph, ME
- Richmond, ME
- South China, ME
- South Gardiner, ME
- Vanceboro, ME
- Vassalboro, ME
- Waldoboro, ME
- Washington, ME
- Windsor, ME
- Wiscasset, ME
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Whitefield
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||DSL||86.9%+||80 Mbps|
|Tidewater Telecom||DSL and Fiber||3.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Lincolnville Telephone||Fiber||1.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|Tidewater Telecom||DSL||11.7%+||10 Mbps|
Compare Whitefield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Whitefield||15.6 Mbps||7||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +333.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +91.5 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +84.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +96.1 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +99.7 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|