Internet providers in Sanford, ME

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Sanford internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Sanford 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 Sanford area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Sanford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.400% of those living in Sanford.

There are eight internet providers serving the Sanford area, and 96.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sanford's eight internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Sanford

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Sanford residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from ViaSat, Inc., which covers 100% of the area.

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 Sanford covering 100% of the area.

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

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

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Sanford, ME internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 MbpsCable4.761%
Harron Communications LP - -Cable98%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - -DSL95%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - -DSL52%
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph - -Fiber-optic2.402%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Harron Communications LP is the fastest internet provider in Sanford with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Sanford. The next fastest internet provider in Sanford is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 4.761% of the area.

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

Oxford Telephone and Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sanford, covering 2.402% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.