Internet providers in Rockland, ME

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Rockland, ME internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
Great Works Internet - -DSL57%
LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS $69.95 50 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic27%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic3.873%
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Rockland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rockland 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 Rockland area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Rockland 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 30% of those living in Rockland.

There are nine internet providers serving the Rockland area, and 98.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rockland's nine internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rockland

The largest internet providers in Rockland are Spectrum, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, and LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Rockland.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Rockland residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, which covers 98% of the area. Rockland’s third most-available internet provider, LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, offers fiber-optic to around 27% of Rockland 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 Rockland covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rockland residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rockland, $50.69.

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 Rockland, $0.91.

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 Rockland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rockland's providers, 39 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

98%

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

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Rockland 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 Rockland, $50.69.

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 Rockland, $0.91.

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 Rockland. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rockland's providers, 39 Mbps.

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LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS fiber-optic internet

Provider

LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS

Starting price*
$69.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

27%

Fiber-optic from LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS offers broadband to some, but not many households in Rockland covering 27% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Rockland than other internet types.

Internet prices for LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS start at $69.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rockland, $50.69.

LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rockland, $0.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Rockland. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rockland's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Rockland and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Rockland at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Rockland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Rockland 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 Rockland 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 Rockland cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Rockland with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rockland, $50.69.

LINCOLNVILLE COMMUNICATIONS is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rockland, covering 27% of the city. Oxford County Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Rockland and is available to 3.873% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.