Internet providers in Lincoln, ME

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Lincoln internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lincoln 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 Lincoln area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Lincoln residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in Lincoln.

There are eight internet providers serving the Lincoln area, and 97.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lincoln's eight internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lincoln

The largest internet providers in Lincoln are Spectrum, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Lincoln.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Lincoln residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Lincoln’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Lincoln residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Lincoln covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lincoln 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 Lincoln, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $2.13.

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 Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 50 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 Lincoln covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lincoln 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $53.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $2.13.

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 Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 50 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Lincoln covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lincoln 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. 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 Lincoln, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Lincoln, ME internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 99%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 98%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - - DSL 48%
Cornerstone Communications, LLC - - Fiber-optic 9.384%
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph - - Fiber-optic 2.102%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Lincoln with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Lincoln. The next fastest internet provider in Lincoln is Oxford Telephone and Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.102% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Lincoln with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $53.33.

Cornerstone Communications, LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lincoln, covering 9.384% of the city. Oxford Telephone and Telegraph also offers fiber internet in Lincoln and is available to 2.102% of households.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.