Internet providers in Portland, ME

1. Spectrum
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. HughesNet
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Geo Satellite & Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

$300 Mail-in Rebate Offer

3. Viasat
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Ultra Home Internet
99% available in Portland
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
110Mbps

User Rating (0)
5. Networkmaine
1% available in Portland
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Redzone Wireless
85% available in Portland
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
7. GWI
100% available in Portland
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
8. Consolidated Communications
99% available in Portland
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. Spectrum
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. HughesNet
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Geo Satellite & Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (124)

$300 Mail-in Rebate Offer

3. Viasat
99% available in Portland
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Ooma
50% available in Portland
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
5. Networkmaine
1% available in Portland
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Zayo Group
8% available in Portland
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Redzone Wireless
85% available in Portland
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
8. GWI
100% available in Portland
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
9. Consolidated Communications
99% available in Portland
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. T-Mobile
Available in Portland
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Portland
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Portland
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G

User Rating
4. Mint
Available in Portland
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE

User Rating
5. Visible
Available in Portland
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE

User Rating

How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in Portland?

Internet Provider Types in Portland


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage


Fiber

57%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Portland


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Portland
98%
Maine
79%
USA

Portland Residential Internet Coverage

In the coastal city of Portland, residents and businesses can choose the internet service plan that fits their budget and speed needs. This is due to the huge variety of ISPs that have Portland networks.

Cable service is accessible in all of Portland through Time Warner Spectrum. The service area expands well beyond the city limits, providing options to those in nearby suburban and rural areas. Covered neighborhoods include Riverton, Deering Junction, Rosemont, and Woodfords.

Networkmaine is also fairly established in Portland. This ISP brings coverage to communities as far north as Auburn, as far south as Stroudwater, as far west as Nason's Corner, and as far east as Peak's Island.

Both Axiom Technologies and FairPoint Communications have networks that extend beyond Portland's borders. Both providers have a network that serves all of Portland and expands to communities in the north, west, and south. One Communications boasts a similar network.

One of the most widespread networks in Portland is GWI. The coverage area of GWI reaches areas like downtown, Munjoy Hill, and Oakdale.

A handful of Portland neighborhoods enjoy reliable service through New Edge Networks. This ISP serves the neighborhoods of East End and Munjoy in the south.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Portland

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

Networkmaine offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

Ultra Home Internet offers internet at speeds up to 110 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

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Summary of Portland internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2.5/5
HughesNet Geo Satellite & Satellite 25 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 1.5/5
Ultra Home Internet 5G Home 110 Mbps N/A
Networkmaine Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A
Redzone Wireless Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A
GWI DSL 10 Mbps N/A
Consolidated Communications DSL & Fiber 100 Mbps 1.0/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Portland

Spectrum

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Steven S | 04-22-2017

Have not seen any increase in service just continual price increases. Speed varies on internet connection so much so some days that it is useless to even try to get anything done. Currently shopping for another option but market is limited here.

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Ian W | 08-09-2016

They blame our router/modem for our slow internet. The price keeps going up for our slow service. They know they have no one to compete against so customer service doesn't matter.

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Maddie P | 09-10-2015

The folks at the other end of the Time Warner Cable support line provide varying levels of customer service. Some are excellent and some are demoralizing.

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