Internet providers in Farmington, ME

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Bee Line, Inc. - -Cable98%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL97%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL87%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic25%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Farmington

The largest internet providers in Farmington are Consolidated Communications, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Farmington.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications 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.

Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Farmington covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Farmington, $45.00.

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 Farmington, $2.81.

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 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, $45.00.

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, $2.81.

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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Farmington, $45.00.

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, $2.81.

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 & Telegraph 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.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Farmington with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Farmington, $45.00.

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

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.