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There are 89 home TV and internet providers and 110 business providers across all of North Dakota. 85.3% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#22 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in North Dakota is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

North Dakota Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Midco56%Visit site
CenturyLink47.5%Visit site
Cable One18.5%Visit site
SRT Communications13.8%Visit site
Consolidated Communications13.2%Visit site
702 Communications12.2%Visit site
Northern Skies6.9%N/A
Consolidated Telcom5%Visit site
North Dakota Telephone Company4.7%Visit site
Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corporation4.7%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Turtle Mountain Communications4.6%Visit site
West River Telecommunications Cooperative4.4%Visit site
Reservation Telephone Cooperative4.4%Visit site
BEK Communications Cooperative4.3%Visit site
VTX14%Visit site
Dakota Central3.7%Visit site
Nemont Telephone Cooperative3.6%Visit site
Cable Services Inc2.9%N/A
Invisimax2.8%Visit site
Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative2.8%Visit site
Red River Communications2.1%Visit site
Northwest Communications Cooperative2.1%Visit site
United Communications1.3%Visit site
Midstate Communications1.2%Visit site
Griggs County Telephone Company0.9%Visit site
Inter-Community Telephone0.9%Visit site
Halstad Telephone0.7%Visit site
Wolverton Telephone Company0.1%Visit site
West River Cooperative Telephone Company0.1%Visit site
Cox Communications<.1%Visit site
RC Technologies<.1%Visit site
Absaraka Cooperative Telephone Co Inc<.1%N/A
Frontier Communications<.1%Visit site
Mid-Rivers Communications<.1%Visit site
James Valley Telecommunications<.1%Visit site

9.8% of North Dakotans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 4.8% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places North Dakota as the 22nd least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

95.2% of North Dakota homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of North Dakota
Fixed Wireless29.4%

North Dakota Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For North Dakota the average is 28.4 Mbps. This measure puts North Dakota #2 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of North Dakota
.1 to 5 Mbps1.5%
6 to 10 Mbps1.8%
11 to 20 Mbps1.1%
21 to 30 Mbps1.6%
31 to 75 Mbps1.4%
76 to 100 Mbps4.1%
101 to 250 Mbps10.4%
251 to 500 Mbps5.6%
501 to 999 Mbps0.0%
1 Gbps or more69.2%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all North Dakotans. Real-world average speeds in North Dakota are about 28.4 Mbps, meaning North Dakota ranks #18 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in North Dakota. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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