Internet

Broadband Internet Service Providers

Updated - April 16, 2014
Company Area Prices/Notes
DSL/FIBER HIGH SPEED INTERNET

Axiom Technologies - 866-708-7998
axiom-tech.net

Washington & Hancock counties
$25/mo. Res. Bus. plans available - $99 Installation $ Modem Fee
Chebeague - 207-846-4850
Chebeague.net
Chebeague Island
$40-$70/mo. Res. - $350 installation Fee (2-yr. payment plan)
Cornerstone - 207-564-5000
ccmaine.net
Penobscot & Piscataquis Counties, Calais, and Machias

$40/mo. Res. - $70 Installation Fee

Fiber-to-the-home service - in parts of Hudson and Lincoln - $45/mo. @ 3 Mbps - $55/mo. @ 10 Mbps - $200 installation fee

Bus. rates higher

Faster plans and phone bundles available

FairPoint
866-984-2001 Res.
866-984-3001 Bus.
fairpoint.com
Available in much of FairPoint telephone territory

W/Voice Line (1-yr. contract $23-$50) - $26/mo. 768K, $40/mo. 3 M, $48/mo. 7M, $60/mo. 15M

Standalone DSL (1-yr. contract $32-$60) - $34/mo. 768K, $50/mo. 3M, $58/mo. 7M, $70/mo. 15M

$99 early termination fee - Installation & Activation Fees may apply - Higher rates in FairPoint "Classic" territory

GWI - 866-494-2020
gwi.net
Available in much of FairPoint telephone territory
$47/mo. Res - $55/mo. Bus. - $50 setup fee (waived if self-installed) - Res. rates $20 lower with phone bundles
Oxford Networks - 800-520-9911
oxfordnetworks.com
Various communities throughout the state
$38/mo. Res - $40-$80/mo. Bus. - no setup fee
Pioneer Broadband - 866-335-1254
pioneerbroadband.net
Throughout most of Northeast Maine from Caribou to Mars Hills
$45/mo. Res - $55/mo. Bus. - no setup fee
CABLE MODEM HIGH SPEED INTERNET
Bee Line Cable - 800-439-4611
beeline.com/packages internet.cfm
Skowhegan, Wilton, Madison, Industry, Anson, Farmington, Millinocket,
E. Millnocket

Res. $30/mo. 512↓/128↑Kpbs w/o cable - $27/mo. 512↓/128↑Kpbs w/cable

Res. & Bus. $35/mo. 1↓ Mbps/256↑Kbps - $43/mo. 4↓Mbps/348↑Kbps - $63/mo. 8↓Mbps/512↑Kbps - No Installation fee

Comcast - 800-266-2278
comcast.com
Berwick, So. Berwick, Eliot, Kittery, Brunswick & Freeport areas
Res. $40/mo. 3 Mbps - $50/mo. 6 Mbps - $80/mo. 50 Mbps - $115/mo. 150 Mbps - Prices are lower with TV bundles. $50-$100 Installation fee
Metrocast Online - 800-695-2545
metrocast.com
Acton, Lebanon, Newfield, Sanford, Shapleigh, Springvale & W. Newfield

Res. $30-$70/mo. - $100 Installation fee

Bus. $60-$350/mo. - $100 installation fee (includes modem rental)

Time Warner Cable - 800-833-2253
rr.com (Roadrunner)
Most of Maine
Res. $35/mo. 1↓/1↑Mbps - $45/mo. 3↓/1↑Mbps - $55/mo. 15↓/1↑Mbps - $65/mo. 20↓/2↑Mbps - $75/mo. 30↓/5↑Mbps - $105/mo. 50↓/5↑ Mbps - $42.50 Installation fee - Lower rates with two or more services.
FIXED WIRELESS HIGH SPEED INTERNET
Axiom Technologies - 866-708-7998
axiom.tech.net
Washington & Hancock counties
$25/mo. Res. - $100 Installation Fee - Bus. plans available
Bluestreak - 877-338-9015
bluestreakme.com
Belfast, Freedom, Morrill, Stockton Springs, Waldo & Searsport
$30-$40/mo. Res. - $50/mo. Bus. - $100-$200 Installation fee
Chebeague - 207-846-4850
chebeague.net
Chebeague Island
$40-$70/mo. Res.
Pioneer Broadband - 866-335-1254
pioneerbroaband.net
Much of Northeast Maine from Madawaska to Machias to Howland
$45/mo. Res. - $55/mo. Bus. - $150 Installation fee
Premium Choice - 207-735-2611
premiumchoicebroadband.com
Much of Maine
$25-$99/mo. Res. - $200 Installation fee - $100 Equipment - $25/mo. 384↓/256↑ Kbps - $35/mo. 786↓/256↑Kbps - $45/mo. 1.5↓Mbps/384↑Kbps - $66/mo. 3↓ Mbps/768↑Kbps - $99/mo. 5↓Mbps/768↑Kbps
Redzone - 207-596-5700
redzonewireless.com
Available in Midcoast Maine (Thomaston/Rockland/Camden area), Mount Desert, Cranberry Island, Hermon and Portland
$35-$66/mo. Res. - $80-$130/mo. Bus. - $50-$100 Res. Installation fee - $200 Bus. Installation fee w/$100 Equipment fee
SATELLITE HIGH SPEED INTENET
(AVAILABLE IN ALL PARTS OF THE STATE BUT REQUIRES CLEAR VIEW OF SOUTHERN SKY)
HughesNet (formerly Direcway)
888-667-5537 - hughesnet.com
All
$60/mo. 1 Mbps - $70/mo. 1.2 Mbps - $80/mo. 1.6 Mbps - $120/mo. Mbps - $190/mo. 3 Mbps - $400 Equipment cost - $200 Installation fee - 2-yr. contract - $400 early termination fee after 30 days
Exede (ViaSat) - 855-627-2533
Exede.com
All
$60/mo. 10 GB - $80/mo. 15 GB - $130/mo. 25 GB (Speed is 12↓/3↑Mbps) $150 Setup fee - Early termination is prorated (Exede offers Home Phone Service @ $20 1st mo.) (Unmetered data usage midnight-5:00 am) $10/mo. lease equipment fee w/2-yr. contract
Starband - 800-478-2722
starband.com
All
$50/mo. 512 Kbps - $70/mo. 1 Mbps - $100/mo. 1.5 Mbps - all plans require 2-yr. contract - $300 Equipment cost - Request estimate installation fee - $500 termination fee if cancelled w/in 1st yr. of contract - Assigned bandwidth usage is for a rolling period of 7 days based on the plan purchased. Bandwidth is only monitored between the hours of 6:00 am throuh midnight.
Wildblue - 866-945-3258
wildblue.com
All
$60/mo. 10 GB - $80/mo. 15 GB - $130/mo. 25 GB (Speed is 12↓Mbps/3↑Mbps - $6/mo. lease equipment fee w/2-yr. contract - $150 Installation fee - Early termination is prorated (Unmetered data usage midnight - 5:00 am)
Note: Mbps = megabits per second. Kbps = kilobits per second (1 Mbps is approximately 1,000 greater than 1 Kbps)
↓ = Download speed - ↑ = Upload speed

Mobile Broadband

MOBILE BROADBAND (FROM CELLULAR CARRIERS)
COMPANY DATA COVERAGE PRICE/BROADBAND DATA CAP PRICE OF LAPTOP CARD SMARTPHONE BROADBAND MONTHLY FEE/DATA CAPS
AT&T
800-888-7600
wireless.att.com

4G So. ME, Downeast, Greenville

Partner 2G provides service to rest of ME
$15-$50 depending on chosen data cap range from 250 MB to 5 GB $20 w/2-yr. contract - $36 activation fee - $50 early terimination fee $20-$500 depending on chosen data cap range from 300 MB to 50 GB
Axiom Technologies 866-708-7998
axiom-tech.net

4G So. of Bangor

3G Western ME & beyond Bangor

$40-$300 depending on chosen data cap range from 300 MB to 40 GB $30 w/2-yr. contract - $35 activation fee - $150 termination fee applies fee applies - will install antenna on roof or internal antenna for better reception (reseller for US Celler) Not Applicable
T-Mobile
800-937-8997
tmobile.com

3G & 4G LTE most of ME

$20-$70 depending on chosen data cap range from 500 MB to 10.5 GB $48 - $35 activation fee - $200 early termination fee $50-$70 depending on chosen data cap range from 500 MB to unlimited
U.S. Cellular
888-944-9400
uscc.com

4G So. of Bangor

3G Western ME & beyond Bangor

$40-$300 depending on chosen data cap range from 300 MB to 40 GB $30 w/2-yr. contract - $35 activation fee - $150 termination fee pro-rated $40-$300 depending on chosen data cap range from 300 MB to 40 GB
Verizon
800-256-4646
verizonwireless.com

3G So., Central & Northern ME

1X Downeast ME

$30-$335 depending on chosen data cap range from 4 GB to 50 GB

Starting at $30 w/2-yr. contract - $20 activation fee - $175 early termination fee

$40-$375 depending on chosen data cap range from 500 MB to 50 GB