Internet Service Providers in Binford, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Binford, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 31 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 2,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 3.41%

Internet Access in Binford, North Dakota

Satellite lines and Fiber lines make up the most widely available broadband networks within Binford, featuring virtually one hundred and 96.59 percent availability. Even considering coaxial cable or DSL tend to be priced lower, fiber networks are in general better designed for handling digital data, and offer significantly higher up/down speeds.

The average Binford customer has 2 providers that can service at their address. Competition is desireable. It tends to improve prices and service reliability at a given address. This choice isn't universal, though. A surprising 50.68 of the local population still has only one or zero choices for broadband service.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only made public six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this delay.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Binford.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, MLGC also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Plans from brands such as Midco deliver as much as 50 Mbps using wireless hardware. See the interactive map to see broadband coverage on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Binford, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
MLGC 2,000 Mbps Fiber 4s
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Inter-Community Telephone Company 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Binford, North Dakota

  • MLGC - 96.6% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 2,000 Mbps
  • Midco - 41.6% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Inter-Community Telephone Company - 9.6% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - 1.6% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Binford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Binford

Binford Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Binford is the 125th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Carrington, but behind Larimore, Fort Totten, Devils Lake, and New Rockford.

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

Fiber Availability: 97% of people living in Binford 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 49% of Binford 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 Griggs County, approximately 100 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 Binford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Midco Cable and Fixed Wireless 68.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
MLGC Fiber 96.6%+ 2,000 Mbps
Inter-Community Telephone Company DSL 9.6%+ 100 Mbps
North Dakota Telephone Company Fiber 1.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 75.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless and Cable 72.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Binford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Binford 31 Mbps 7 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +68.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +80.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )