Internet providers in Skowhegan, ME

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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 98% of Skowhegan residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.210% 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 $50 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Skowhegan

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Skowhegan 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $55.00.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Skowhegan, $7.86.

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, 25 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 Skowhegan covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $55.00.

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, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Skowhegan, $7.86.

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 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, 25 Mbps.

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Skowhegan, ME internet providers

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Provider
FairPoint Communications, Inc. - - DSL 98%
Bee Line, Inc. - - Cable 97%
Biddeford Internet Corporation - - DSL 68%
Otelco Inc. - - DSL 5.608%
Oxford Telephone and Telegraph - - Fiber-optic 3.209%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Oxford Telephone and Telegraph is the fastest internet provider in Skowhegan with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.209% of households in Skowhegan. The next fastest internet provider in Skowhegan is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. offers the cheapest internet in Skowhegan with plans starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $55.00.

Oxford Telephone and Telegraph is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Skowhegan, covering 3.209% of the city.

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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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.