Internet providers in Orono, ME

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Orono internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Orono 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 Orono area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Orono 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 15% of those living in Orono.

There are eight internet providers serving the Orono area, and 98.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Orono'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 Orono

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

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

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Orono 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 Orono, $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 Orono, $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 Orono. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Orono'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 Orono covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Orono 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 Orono, $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 Orono, $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 Orono. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Orono'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 Orono covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Orono 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 Orono, $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 Orono, $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 Orono. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Orono's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Orono, ME internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 98%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - - DSL 69%
Otelco Inc. - - DSL 32%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - - Fiber-optic 15%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Orono with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Orono. The next fastest internet provider in Orono is Redzone Wireless, LLC, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 38% of the area.

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

Biddeford Internet Corporation is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Orono, covering 15% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.