How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Burlington, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Burlington, North Dakota
The average Burlington location can get Internet service from 1.76 providers.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Burlington.
The packages listed above are manually collected through our research team. We've gathered 105 packages in Burlington, in total.
cable and fiber are the most common network options around the Burlington area. Fiber services generally stretch a fiber cable all the way to the customer address, but in some situations the actual "Fiber" connection might change to coaxial line at a telecom box at the sidewalk. Cable service leverages coaxial cable TV infrastructure for the bulk of the "last mile" stretch near customers, only using fiber to accomplish data transit.
Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Midco is another option to consider. They have Internet in 75 percent of the Burlington area.
Internet Statistics 2022
24.4% of consumers in Burlington300 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 Burlington, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|SRT Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||68.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Burlington
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.
Data Cap Issues Around Burlington
Data from our market researchers suggests that popular providers currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because users see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Burlington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Burlington||21.1 Mbps||5||$0.56 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +524.5 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +140.2 Mbps )||20 ( +15 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +159.8 Mbps )||19 ( +14 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +165.5 Mbps )||26 ( +21 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +158 Mbps )||10 ( +5 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|