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Internet providers in Lincoln, ME

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 50 MbpsDSL98%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL48%
Cornerstone Communications, LLC - -Fiber-optic9.384%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic2.102%
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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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lincoln

The largest internet providers in Lincoln are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, 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 DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 98% of the area. Lincoln’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lincoln residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $45.00.

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 Lincoln, $1.67.

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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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Lincoln 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 Lincoln, $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 Lincoln, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lincoln. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $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 Lincoln, $1.67.

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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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 County Telephone & Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.102% of the area.

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

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

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.

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.