Internet Providers in Whitefield, ME

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Residential Internet Statistics for Whitefield, ME
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.76

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 164th 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 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 6 of those offering residential service
  • Whitefield is the 164th most connected city in Maine ahead of Farmingdale, Randolph, Gardiner, and Dresden, but behind Jefferson.
  • The fastest zip code in Whitefield for July 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 Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.6%
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%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Whitefield

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Whitefield is the 164th most connected city in Maine ahead of Farmingdale, Randolph, Gardiner, and Dresden, but behind 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.

Compare Whitefield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Whitefield 13.4 Mbps 7 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +521 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +135.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +156.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +148.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )