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Internet providers in Hampden, ME

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 50 MbpsDSL70%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL50%
Cornerstone Communications, LLC - -DSL38%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic19%
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Hampden internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hampden 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 Hampden area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Hampden residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in Hampden.

There are 10 internet providers serving the Hampden area, and 99.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hampden's 10 internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hampden

The largest internet providers in Hampden are Spectrum, TDS Telecom, and Consolidated Communications bringing cable and DSL options to Hampden.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Hampden residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from TDS Telecom, which covers 70% of the area. Hampden’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 50% of Hampden residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hampden 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 Hampden, $42.50.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampden, $1.93.

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 Hampden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hampden's providers, 65 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom DSL internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

70%

DSL from TDS Telecom offers broadband to most households in Hampden covering 70% of the area.

DSL internet from TDS Telecom uses telephone lines in Hampden 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 TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hampden, $42.50.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hampden, $1.93.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Hampden. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hampden's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to about half of households in Hampden covering 50% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Hampden 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 Hampden, $42.50.

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 Hampden, $1.93.

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 Hampden. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hampden's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hampden and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hampden at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Hampden at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hampden 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 Hampden 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 Hampden cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hampden with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hampden. The next fastest internet provider in Hampden is TDS Telecom, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 19% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Hampden with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hampden, $42.50.

TDS Telecom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hampden, covering 19% of the city. Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph also offers fiber internet in Hampden and is available to 12% of households.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

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.