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Internet providers in Lincoln, ME

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Lincoln, ME internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable99%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 50 MbpsDSL98%
Great Works Internet - -DSL48%
Cornerstone Communications - -Fiber-optic9.384%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -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 $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lincoln

The largest internet providers in Lincoln are Spectrum, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, 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, $45.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.81.

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, 42 Mbps.

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Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Lincoln covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 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 Telephone Operating Company of Vermont start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $45.98.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 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, 42 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, $45.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.81.

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 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, 42 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 Company, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.102% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Lincoln with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $45.98.

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

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.

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.

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.