Internet providers in Presque Isle, ME

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Presque Isle, ME internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable98%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL94%
Pioneer Broadband $50.00 -DSL46%
Great Works Internet - -DSL26%
Pioneer Broadband $50.00 -Fiber-optic16%
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Presque Isle internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Presque Isle 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 Presque Isle area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Presque Isle residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in Presque Isle.

There are seven internet providers serving the Presque Isle area, and 93.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Presque Isle's seven internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Presque Isle

The largest internet providers in Presque Isle are Spectrum, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and Pioneer Broadband bringing cable and DSL options to Presque Isle.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Presque Isle residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 94% of the area. Presque Isle’s third most-available internet provider, Pioneer Broadband, offers DSL to around 46% of Presque Isle residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Presque Isle covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Presque Isle 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 Presque Isle, $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 Presque Isle, $0.66.

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 Presque Isle. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Presque Isle's providers, 44 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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to nearly all households in Presque Isle covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Presque Isle 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 Presque Isle, $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 Presque Isle, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Presque Isle. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Presque Isle's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Pioneer Broadband DSL internet

Provider

Pioneer Broadband

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

46%

DSL from Pioneer Broadband offers broadband to about half of households in Presque Isle covering 46% of the area.

DSL internet from Pioneer Broadband uses telephone lines in Presque Isle 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 Pioneer Broadband start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Presque Isle, $45.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Pioneer Broadband offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Presque Isle. These download speeds are available to 46% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Presque Isle's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Presque Isle, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Presque Isle, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Presque Isle and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Presque Isle at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Presque Isle residents, 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 Presque Isle 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 Presque Isle cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Pioneer Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Presque Isle with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in Presque Isle. The next fastest internet provider in Presque Isle is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

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

Pioneer Broadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Presque Isle, covering 16% of the city. Oxford County Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Presque Isle and is available to 3.038% 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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.