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Internet providers in Caribou, ME

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Caribou, ME internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable97%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL92%
Pioneer Broadband $50.00 -DSL34%
Great Works Internet - -DSL17%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic1.277%
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Caribou internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Caribou 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 Caribou area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Caribou residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.990% of those living in Caribou.

There are seven internet providers serving the Caribou area, and 91.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Caribou's seven internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Caribou

The largest internet providers in Caribou are Spectrum, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and Pioneer Broadband bringing cable and DSL options to Caribou.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Caribou residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 92% of the area. Caribou’s third most-available internet provider, Pioneer Broadband, offers DSL to around 34% of Caribou residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Caribou covering 97% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Caribou 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 Caribou, $45.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Caribou, $0.72.

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 Caribou. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Caribou's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Caribou covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Caribou 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Caribou, $45.98.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 24 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.46 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Caribou, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Caribou. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Caribou's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Pioneer Broadband DSL internet

Provider

Pioneer Broadband

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

34%

DSL from Pioneer Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in Caribou covering 34% of the area.

DSL internet from Pioneer Broadband uses telephone lines in Caribou 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 Pioneer Broadband start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Caribou, $45.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Pioneer Broadband offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Caribou. These download speeds are available to 34% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Caribou's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Caribou and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Caribou at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Caribou 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 Caribou 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 Caribou cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Pioneer Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Caribou with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.715% of households in Caribou. The next fastest internet provider in Caribou is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Caribou with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Caribou, $45.98.

Oxford County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Caribou, covering 1.277% of the city. Pioneer Broadband also offers fiber internet in Caribou and is available to 0.715% of households.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.