Internet Service Providers in Bowman, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bowman, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 58.83 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Bowman, North Dakota

Bowman residences have, on average, 2.76 providers to choose from. This is normal, seeing as most Internet providers have their roots as cable television and telephone providers. Most houses have long been equipped for both.

Fiber service and cable are the primary Internet service options in the Bowman area. Fiber services will usually reach a fiber cable the full distance to a customer address. In some service areas the actual "Fiber" connection may switch to coaxial line at the sidewalk. Cable broadband leverages coaxial cable TV lines for the bulk of the "last mile" journey, only using fiber-optic for data transit over long distances.

The packages displayed above are manually gathered through our research division.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Consolidated Telcom also serves Bowman with a maximum speed of 999 Mbps. Plans from brands such as Consolidated Telcom connect their subscribers to as much as 4 Mbps using direct wireless hardware. Explore the map below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares to other Bowman options in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021



Bowman, ND

500 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 Bowman, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Telcom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bowman, North Dakota

  • Consolidated - 100.0% Availability in Bowman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - 76.9% Availability in Bowman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bowman - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bowman - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bowman

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Bowman is the 272nd most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Glendive, Lemmon, and Baker, but behind Dickinson and Hettinger.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Bowman 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 77% of Bowman 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bowman

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Telcom Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 76.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 41.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bowman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bowman 58.8 Mbps 5 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +290.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +48.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +40.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +52.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +56.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )