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Internet providers in Bangor, ME

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
Cornerstone Communications, LLC - -DSL92%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic38%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL36%
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Bangor internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Bangor 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 Bangor area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Bangor residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 38% of those living in Bangor.

There are 11 internet providers serving the Bangor area, and 98.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bangor's 11 internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bangor

The largest internet providers in Bangor are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and OTELCO bringing cable and DSL options to Bangor.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Bangor residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Bangor’s third most-available internet provider, OTELCO, offers DSL to around 15% of Bangor 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 Bangor covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bangor 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 Bangor, $41.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $1.89.

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 Bangor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Bangor covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Bangor 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 Bangor, $41.66.

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 Bangor, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Bangor. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 43 Mbps.

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OTELCO DSL internet

Provider

OTELCO

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from OTELCO offers broadband to a limited number of households in Bangor covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from OTELCO uses telephone lines in Bangor 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 OTELCO start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $41.66.

OTELCO customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, OTELCO offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Bangor. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Bangor, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Bangor, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Bangor and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Bangor at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Bangor at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Bangor residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Bangor may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Bangor cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Bangor with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Bangor. The next fastest internet provider in Bangor is Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 38% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Bangor with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $41.66.

Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bangor, covering 38% of the city.

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Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.