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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 Provider State Coverage Link
Midco 56% Visit site
CenturyLink 47.5% Visit site
Cable One 18.5% Visit site
SRT Communications 13.8% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 13.2% Visit site
702 Communications 12.2% Visit site
Northern Skies 6.9% N/A
Consolidated Telcom 5% Visit site
North Dakota Telephone Company 4.7% Visit site
Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corporation 4.7% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Turtle Mountain Communications 4.6% Visit site
West River Telecommunications Cooperative 4.4% Visit site
Reservation Telephone Cooperative 4.4% Visit site
BEK Communications Cooperative 4.3% Visit site
VTX1 4% Visit site
Dakota Central 3.7% Visit site
Nemont Telephone Cooperative 3.6% Visit site
Cable Services Inc 2.9% N/A
Invisimax 2.8% Visit site
Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative 2.8% Visit site
Red River Communications 2.1% Visit site
Northwest Communications Cooperative 2.1% Visit site
United Communications 1.3% Visit site
Midstate Communications 1.2% Visit site
Griggs County Telephone Company 0.9% Visit site
Inter-Community Telephone 0.9% Visit site
Halstad Telephone 0.7% Visit site
Wolverton Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
West River Cooperative Telephone Company 0.1% 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
Fiber 44.2%
Cable 63.1%
DSL 66.3%
Fixed Wireless 29.4%

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 Mbps 1.5%
6 to 10 Mbps 1.8%
11 to 20 Mbps 1.1%
21 to 30 Mbps 1.6%
31 to 75 Mbps 1.4%
76 to 100 Mbps 4.1%
101 to 250 Mbps 10.4%
251 to 500 Mbps 5.6%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.0%
1 Gbps or more 69.2%

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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