Internet providers in Bangor, ME

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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 $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Bangor

The largest internet providers in Bangor are Spectrum, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Bangor’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Bangor residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $2.13.

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, 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 Bangor covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bangor 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $53.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $2.13.

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 Bangor. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Bangor's providers, 50 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Bangor covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Bangor 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bangor, $2.13.

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

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Bangor, ME internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - -DSL98%
Cornerstone Communications, LLC - -DSL92%
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph - -Fiber-optic38%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - -DSL36%
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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 Telephone and Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 38% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Bangor with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bangor, $53.33.

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

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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.