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Internet providers in Farmington, ME

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Farmington, ME internet providers

Provider
BEE LINE CABLE - -Cable98%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL97%
Great Works Internet - -DSL87%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic25%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -DSL2.394%
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Farmington internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Farmington 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 Farmington area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Farmington 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 25% of those living in Farmington.

There are six internet providers serving the Farmington area, and 96.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Farmington's six internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Farmington

The largest internet providers in Farmington are Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Farmington.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is available to nearly all Farmington residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Farmington’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Farmington residents.

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

97%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Farmington covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Farmington 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 Farmington, $48.31.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Farmington, $2.42.

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 Farmington. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Farmington's providers, 25 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 Farmington covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Farmington 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 Farmington, $48.31.

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 Farmington, $2.42.

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 Farmington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Farmington's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Farmington covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Farmington 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 start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Farmington, $48.31.

Viasat 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 Farmington, $2.42.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Oxford County Telephone Company is the fastest internet provider in Farmington with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 25% of households in Farmington. The next fastest internet provider in Farmington is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Farmington with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Farmington, $48.31.

Oxford County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Farmington, covering 25% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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%.