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Internet providers in Augusta, ME

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL97%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL42%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic31%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Augusta internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Augusta is comparable to the rest of Maine - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Augusta area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Augusta residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in Augusta.

There are seven internet providers serving the Augusta area, and 97.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Augusta's seven internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Augusta

The largest internet providers in Augusta are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Augusta.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Augusta residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 97% of the area. Augusta’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Augusta residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Augusta covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Augusta residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Augusta, $44.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Augusta, $1.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Augusta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Augusta's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Augusta covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Augusta to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Augusta, $44.00.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Augusta, $1.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Augusta. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Augusta's providers, 50 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Augusta covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Augusta where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Augusta, $44.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Augusta, $1.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Augusta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Augusta's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Augusta with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Augusta. The next fastest internet provider in Augusta is Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 31% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Augusta with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Augusta, $44.00.

Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Augusta, covering 31% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.