Internet providers in Scarborough, ME

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Scarborough internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Scarborough 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 Scarborough area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Scarborough residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 50% of those living in Scarborough.

There are seven internet providers serving the Scarborough area, and 98.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scarborough's seven internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Scarborough

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

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

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Scarborough covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scarborough, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scarborough, $2.13.

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 Scarborough. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Scarborough's providers, 50 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 Scarborough covering 100% of the area.

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

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

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Scarborough, ME internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 98%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - - DSL 84%
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph - - Fiber-optic 50%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

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

Oxford Telephone and Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Scarborough, covering 50% of the city.

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.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.