Internet Providers in Burlington, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Burlington, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 25.59 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 6.99%

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 (formerly Exede) 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 93 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 2021

300 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
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
SRT Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Burlington, North Dakota

  • SRT - 68.3% Availability in Burlington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - 75.6% Availability in Burlington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Burlington - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Burlington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Burlington

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Burlington is the 304th most connected city in North Dakota behind Stanley, Minot Afb, New Town, Minot, and Garrison.

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

Approximately 200 people in Ward 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: 68% of people living in Burlington 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 76% of Burlington 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 Ward County, approximately 800 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.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Burlington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SRT Communications Fiber and DSL 68.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 75.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 40.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 4.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Burlington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Burlington 25.6 Mbps 5 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +323.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +74.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +86.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +89.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )