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Internet Providers in Ayr, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Ayr, North Dakota
Ayr has two common wired Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the local area. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Ayr and reported speeds up to 25 Mbps.
Remember that since FCC data is tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months later, availability shown here may not be complete.
DSL providers like Inter-Community Telephone Company connect customers to Internet service over phone lines, which is why it is typically sold through companies that also offer telephone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is serviceable to near one hundred percent of area addresses. Refer to the table below for insights into how advertised speeds line up with user-tested speeds locally.
Broadband competition for residents of Ayr is relatively high, with most homes having 3 providers to choose from. Internet access isn't distributed fairly, however. A surprising 68.07 percent of area residents are still limited to one option for true broadband services.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Inter-Community Telephone Company is also in Ayr with DSL and Fiber service in 75 percent of residents and a top speed of 50 Mbps. Providers like Dickey Rural Networks connect customers to as much as 20 Mbps via wireless relays. See the map below to see how many options residents have at the census block level, and our speed data to compare how Viasat compares with other Ayr options in consumer speed tests.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ayr, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Inter-Community Telephone Company||2,500 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||3s||75.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Absaraka Cooperative Telephone||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s||29.4%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.