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%

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

200 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
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
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 Provider Competition Map For Whitefield

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Whitefield is the 150th most connected city in Maine ahead of Farmingdale, Gardiner, and Dresden, but behind Randolph and Jefferson.

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

Approximately 72 people in Lincoln 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 88% of Whitefield 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.

As of this month, 04353 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Whitefield.

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

In Lincoln County, approximately 800 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 Whitefield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 99.6%+ 940 Mbps
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
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 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 )