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Internet providers in Rumford, ME

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Great Works Internet (GWI) - -DSL68%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -DSL14%
Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph - -Fiber-optic2.050%
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Rumford internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rumford 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 Rumford area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Rumford 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 2.050% of those living in Rumford.

There are six internet providers serving the Rumford area, and 99.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rumford's six internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rumford

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

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rumford 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 Rumford, $45.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumford, $1.67.

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 Rumford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rumford'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 Rumford covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Rumford 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 Rumford, $45.00.

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 Rumford, $1.67.

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rumford 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 Rumford, $45.00.

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 Rumford, $1.67.

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

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Rumford with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Rumford. The next fastest internet provider in Rumford is Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 2.050% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Rumford with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rumford, $45.00.

Oxford County Telephone & Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rumford, covering 2.050% of the city.

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%.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.