Millinocket, Maine Broadband Internet Service

Millinocket, 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 Millinocket. 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 Millinocket is Bee Line. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Bee LineCable125 Mbps8 Mbps95.1%
2ConsolidatedDSL80 Mbps20 Mbps90.5%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Millinocket ME Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Millinocket are compared to Penobscot County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Maine overall?
Average download speeds in Millinocket of 21.24 Mbps are faster than the Penobscot County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Maine.


Millinocket Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 55.5% of the Penobscot County population

  • The average internet download speed in Millinocket is 21.24 Mbps based upon 7128 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 94.3% of the Millinocket population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 5.7% of Millinocket residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Millinocket, ME providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Millinocket is 57.4% faster than the Penobscot County average and 34.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


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 Millinocket 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 Bee Line as the top provider for Millinocket, Maine.

How do the internet speeds in Millinocket compare to other cities in Maine?

Click through to see how the Millinocket broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Anson, Belfast, Berwick, Fryeburg, Madawaska, South Eliot, Winthrop

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 Millinocket, Maine?

The following zip codes were used: 4462

Who has the fastest internet service in Millinocket?

Bee Line with a download speed of 125 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Millinocket.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Millinocket - Consolidated.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

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.

Millinocket 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
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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