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Internet providers in Skowhegan, ME

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Skowhegan, ME internet providers

Provider
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL98%
BEE LINE CABLE - 30 - 275 MbpsCable97%
Great Works Internet - -DSL68%
Otelco $59.95 -DSL5.608%
Oxford County Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic3.209%
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Skowhegan internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Skowhegan 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 Skowhegan area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Skowhegan residents. Cable 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 4.120% of those living in Skowhegan.

There are seven internet providers serving the Skowhegan area, and 96.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Skowhegan's seven internet providers, prices start at $59.95 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Skowhegan

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 24 Mbps 36 Mbps DSL
BEE LINE CABLE 97 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 15 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Skowhegan

The largest internet providers in Skowhegan are Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Skowhegan.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is available to nearly all Skowhegan residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Skowhegan’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Skowhegan residents.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont DSL internet

Provider

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

10,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines in Skowhegan 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 $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $58.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Skowhegan. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skowhegan's providers, 20 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Skowhegan covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Skowhegan 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $58.72.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Skowhegan, $0.95.

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 Skowhegan. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Skowhegan's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Skowhegan covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Skowhegan 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 start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $58.72.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Skowhegan, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Skowhegan. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skowhegan's providers, 20 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in Skowhegan with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Skowhegan. The next fastest internet provider in Skowhegan is BEE LINE CABLE, offering download speeds up to 275 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in Skowhegan with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $58.72.

Oxford County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Skowhegan, covering 3.209% 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.

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.

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.