Best Greenville Internet Service Providers
Greenville, ME has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Greenville. 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 Greenville is Consolidated. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Consolidated||DSL||100 Mbps||40 Mbps||94.7%|
|2||VVD Funding||Fiber||200 Mbps||200 Mbps||76.1%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Greenville ME Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Greenville which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Greenville compare to Piscataquis County? The average speed in Greenville is 20.23 Mbps which is faster than Piscataquis County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Maine average of 18.19 Mbps.
Greenville Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Greenville is 9.72 Mbps. This is 117% faster than the average in Maine and 16.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Greenville is 11.8% faster than the Piscataquis County average and 37.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Greenville is 9.72 Mbps. This is 88.4% faster than the Piscataquis County average and 16.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 39.4% of Piscataquis County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 32.1% of Piscataquis County residents
The average internet download speed in Piscataquis County is 18.1 Mbps based upon 35736 samples taken in the past year
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 Greenville 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 Consolidated as the top provider for Greenville, Maine.
How do the internet speeds in Greenville compare to other cities in Maine?
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.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Greenville, Maine?
The following zip codes were used: 4441
Who has the fastest internet service in Greenville?
VVD Funding with a download speed of 200 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Greenville.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Greenville - Consolidated.
Greenville 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.
- 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
- 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