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Internet Providers in Whitefield, Maine
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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 211th 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 Fixed Wireless, with close to one hundred percent and 60.48% respectively. Traditional cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, since they can re-purpose pre-existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Whitefield-area customers of cable companies such as Spectrum usually select cable thanks 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 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.
Internet Statistics 2022
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||Availability|
|Tidewater Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||3.3%|
|Lincolnville Telephone||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||1.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s||86.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||60.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||60.5%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Whitefield
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.
Compare Whitefield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Whitefield||13.8 Mbps||9||$0.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +531.8 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +147.5 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +167.1 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +172.8 Mbps )||26 ( +17 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +165.3 Mbps )||10 ( +1 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|