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Internet providers in Dexter, ME

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Dexter, ME internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL99%
Cornerstone Communications $39.95 -DSL98%
Cornerstone Communications $39.95 -Fiber-optic5.309%
Great Works Internet - -DSL1.305%
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Dexter internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dexter 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 Dexter area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Dexter 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 1.650% of those living in Dexter.

There are seven internet providers serving the Dexter area, and 99.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dexter's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dexter

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 11 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 109 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Dexter

The largest internet providers in Dexter are Spectrum, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and Cornerstone Communications bringing cable and DSL options to Dexter.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Dexter residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 99% of the area. Dexter’s third most-available internet provider, Cornerstone Communications, offers DSL to around 98% of Dexter residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Dexter 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 Dexter, $52.47.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dexter, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dexter. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

10,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to all households in Dexter covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Dexter 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 $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dexter, $52.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Dexter. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Cornerstone Communications DSL internet

Provider

Cornerstone Communications

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from Cornerstone Communications uses telephone lines in Dexter 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 Cornerstone Communications start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dexter, $52.47.

Cornerstone Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dexter, $0.58.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cornerstone Communications offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Dexter. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Dexter's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dexter and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dexter at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dexter at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dexter 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 Dexter may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Dexter cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Dexter with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Dexter. The next fastest internet provider in Dexter is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Dexter with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dexter, $52.47.

Cornerstone Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dexter, covering 5.309% of the city.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.