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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL69%
OTELCO $29.95 5 - 10 MbpsDSL35%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -Fiber-optic15%
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04473 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 04473 ZIP code 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 04473 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 15% of those living in the 04473 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 04473 area, and 77.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 04473, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 04473

The largest internet providers serving the 04473 ZIP code are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and OTELCO bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 04473 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Orono’s third most-available internet provider, OTELCO, offers DSL to around 35% of residents in the 04473 ZIP code.

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 the 04473 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 04473 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 Orono, $41.66.

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 Orono, $1.89.

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 04473 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Orono's providers, 37 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 the 04473 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines 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 Orono, $41.66.

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 Orono, $1.89.

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 04473 ZIP code. 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, 37 Mbps.

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OTELCO DSL internet

Provider

OTELCO

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

35%

DSL from OTELCO offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 04473 ZIP code, covering 35% of the area.

DSL internet from OTELCO uses telephone lines 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 OTELCO start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Orono, $41.66.

OTELCO customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Orono, $1.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, OTELCO offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 04473 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Orono's providers, 37 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 04473 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 04473 and the greater Orono area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Orono at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Orono at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 04473 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Orono may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Orono cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 04473 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 04473 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 04473. The next fastest internet provider in the 04473 ZIP code is Redzone Wireless, offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 52% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 04473 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Orono, $41.66.

Great Works Internet (GWI) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 04473 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.