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Portland, ME Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Portland

^ An estimated 48,586 Portland residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Portland

^ Collectively (all cities), 81.2% of all Maine residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 11th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Portland

^ There are an estimated 17,608 Portland residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Portland Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Portland

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Portland
    • Average download speed: 7.16 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.23 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 13.61 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 2.35 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 34 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Portland vs. the U.S.

How Portland landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Portland

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Portland
    • Average download speed: 1.72 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.08 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.57 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.43 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 149 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Portland vs. the U.S.

How Portland wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Portland

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Portland, ME

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Portland, ME

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Portland Internet Statistics

Portland Internet Connectivity

Portland: 73.4% of residents are connected, with 25.6% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Portland


  • Portland Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 48,586 Portland residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 17,608 Portland residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Portland Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 53,750 Portland residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Portland

Portland: The median household income is $16,733 and 10% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Portland

Free Wi-Fi in or near Portland, ME

Local businesses offering patrons free wi-fi Internet connectivity in the community.

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Community Anchor Institutions in Portland , ME

Organizations facilitating the greater use of broadband service in the community.


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Electronics Stores in or near Portland, ME

Businesses selling Internet-related hardware & software products in the community.

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Maine Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Maine Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in ME, median download speeds are 1.04 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.81 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in ME [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.34 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.94 Mb/s - 11.94 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.49 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.45 Mb/s - 0.92 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in ME [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.9 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.67 Mb/s - 5.02 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 0.93 Mb/s

Maine Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Maine [1]: 73.4% of ME residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 73.4% mark ranks Maine 17th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.9% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 13.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 25.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 26.6% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Maine Internet Availability [2]
    • 81.2% of ME residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Maine 11th in the country.

Maine Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in ME, median download speeds are 5.35 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 2.04 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in ME [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.89 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.16 Mb/s - 18.11 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.62 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.42 Mb/s - 6.46 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in ME [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 4.35 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.79 Mb/s - 12.1 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.29 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.54 Mb/s - 2.38 Mb/s

Additional information about Maine

About Portland

Portland is a city with a population of 66,194 [2] that is located in Cumberland County in the state of Maine.

ME Internet Access

Portland Internet Access

For more information about Portland Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Maine Internet access overall, visit ConnectME Authority.

More About Portland

Of all residents in Portland, 67% have a high school diploma or higher, and 29% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Other Cities in ME

ZIP Codes in ME


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau