Internet Providers in Buffalo, ND
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Residential Internet Statistics for Buffalo, ND
|Fastest Speed Available:||2,500 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$83.95|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Buffalo, North Dakota
Internet Access in Buffalo, North Dakota
Buffalo broadband coverage information listed here is based on FCC data. Then, we ensure the data is cross-validated against privatized records. Since 2014, we've analyzed 1,742 rows of governmental data about broadband availability within Buffalo. Currently, there is a lack of meaningful speed test data on Buffalo. Data is limited to 10 total speed test recordings in the last 12 month period. For this reason, you should make note of the providers' advertised download rates shown above for local providers such as Viasat Internet.
Midco as well as Inter-Community Telephone also offer Internet service in Buffalo, offering 51 percent and 51 percent coverage of the area.
Fiber and cable Internet have the highest availability of all Internet service types within the Buffalo area. Fiber Internet providers will usually stretch a fiber-optic cable for the full distance to a subscriber address, but in some service areas the fiber line may switch over to coax or ethernet wire in the street. Cable, on the other hand, uses coaxial cable TV lines to cover the "last mile" stretch near subscribers. Cable only uses fiber for data transit over long distances.
48.59 percent of Buffalo is still left with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Outside these less connected blocks, the average Internet user will have 2-3 providers available. In most cases, areas with more competition usually see reduced prices as companies are incentivized to upgrade their services to earn customers.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They offer coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered availability to approximately practically one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough to view standard definition video on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic when multiple users try to use high-bandwidth apps like Skype and multiplayer gaming. Explore our coverage maps below to compare Internet options at the census block level in Buffalo.
Internet Statistics 2021
48.6% of consumers in Buffalo100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buffalo, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Inter-Community Telephone||2,500 Mbps||Fiber||3s|
|Inter-Community Telephone Company||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Buffalo, North Dakota
- Inter-Community Telephone Company - DSL - 48.9% Availability in Buffalo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Midco - Cable - 51.4% Availability in Buffalo - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Inter-Community Telephone - Fiber - 51.2% Availability in Buffalo - Speeds up to 2,500 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Buffalo - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Buffalo - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Buffalo
|Inter-Community Telephone Company||DSL||48.9%+||100 Mbps|
|Dickey Rural Networks||Fixed Wireless||100%||20 Mbps|
|Inter-Community Telephone||Fiber||51.2%+||2,500 Mbps|
|Midco||Fixed Wireless||24.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Copper||41.9%+||3.0 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Fixed Wireless||32.5%+||50 Mbps|
|Inter-Community Telephone Company||Fiber||6.7%+||2,500 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||1.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Buffalo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Buffalo||16.3 Mbps||7||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +399.1 Mbps )||16 ( +9 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +102.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.15 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +111.3 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|