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Internet providers in Oakland, ME

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oakland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oakland 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 Oakland area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Oakland 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 11% of those living in Oakland.

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

Top high-speed internet providers in Oakland

The largest internet providers in Oakland are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Oakland.

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oakland 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 Oakland, $44.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $1.63.

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 Oakland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 44 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

100%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to all households in Oakland covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Oakland 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 Oakland, $44.00.

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 Oakland, $1.63.

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 Oakland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 44 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 Oakland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oakland 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 Oakland, $44.00.

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 Oakland, $1.63.

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 Oakland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Oakland with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Oakland. The next fastest internet provider in Oakland is Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Oakland with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $44.00.

Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oakland, covering 11% of the city.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.