Internet Service Providers in Ayr, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ayr, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 52.1%

Internet Access in Ayr, North Dakota

Ayr has two common wired Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 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
Inter-Community Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Absaraka Cooperative Telephone 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ayr, North Dakota

  • Inter-Community Telephone Company - 75.6% Availability in Ayr - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Absaraka Cooperative Telephone - 29.4% Availability in Ayr - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ayr - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ayr - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ayr

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Ayr is the 83rd most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Valley City, Casselton, and Hillsboro, but behind West Fargo and Mayville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Cass County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 32% of people living in Ayr have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 32% of Ayr residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Cass County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ayr

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Inter-Community Telephone Company DSL and Fiber 75.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dickey Rural Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 72.3%+ 50 Mbps
Absaraka Cooperative Telephone DSL 29.4%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless 88.9%+ 50 Mbps
Inter-Community Telephone Company Fiber 44.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 40.1%+ 3.0 Mbps