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Internet providers in 04976

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04976 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable9.750%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $39.95 -DSL100%
BEE LINE CABLE - 30 - 275 MbpsCable100%
Great Works Internet - -DSL77%
Otelco $59.95 -DSL7.670%
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04976 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 04976 ZIP code 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 04976 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 4.610% of those living in the 04976 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 04976 area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 04976, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 10,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Skowhegan

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 15 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 79 Mbps 87 Mbps Cable
BEE LINE CABLE 97 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont 24 Mbps 36 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 04976

The largest internet providers serving the 04976 ZIP code are Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is available to nearly all in the 04976 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 residents in the 04976 ZIP code.

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

100%

DSL from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers broadband to all households in the 04976 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Telephone Operating Company of Vermont uses telephone lines 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, $56.97.

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 04976 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skowhegan's providers, 40 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 the 04976 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 04976 ZIP 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, $56.97.

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, $0.47.

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 04976 ZIP code. 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, 40 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 the 04976 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 04976 ZIP 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, $56.97.

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, $0.47.

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 04976 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Skowhegan's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 04976 frequently asked questions

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont is the fastest internet provider in the 04976 ZIP code with download speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 04976. The next fastest internet provider in the 04976 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 9.750% of the area.

Telephone Operating Company of Vermont offers the cheapest internet in the 04976 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Skowhegan, $56.97.

Oxford County Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 04976 ZIP code, covering 1.950% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.