Best Gray Internet Service Providers
Gray, ME has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Gray. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Gray is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Biddeford Internet||Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||29.1%|
|3||Otelco||DSL, Fiber||400 Mbps||400 Mbps||83.7%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Gray ME Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Gray have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Gray are compared to Cumberland County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Maine overall?
Average download speeds in Gray of 27.33 Mbps are faster than the Cumberland County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Maine.
Gray Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Gray is 6.05 Mbps. This is 41% faster than the Cumberland County average and 47.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 99.4% of Cumberland County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 8.3% of Cumberland County residents
The average internet download speed in Cumberland County is 16.13 Mbps based upon 753440 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Gray is 50.2% faster than the average in Maine and 15.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Gray is 27.33 Mbps based upon 5440 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Gray residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Gray, Maine.
Who has the fastest internet service in Gray?
Biddeford Internet with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Gray.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Gray, Maine?
The following zip codes were used: 04039, 04062 and 04071
How do the internet speeds in Gray compare to other cities in Maine?
Click through to see how the Gray broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Auburn, Casco, Farmington, Houlton, Milo, Norway, Oxford
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Gray, Maine?
Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Gray.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Gray, ME residents.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
Gray Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages