Internet Providers in Carrington, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Carrington, ND
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $73.73

Internet Access in Carrington, North Dakota

The two most frequently available wired network types in Carrington are Satellite networks as well as Fiber lines. Satellite has a near one hundred percent spread, in contrast to the virtually one hundred percent Fiber penetration. While cable or DSL trend cheaper, fiber optical infrastructure is more well-suited for handling entirely digital data, and provide better performance. Driven by the reach of Fiber connections within Carrington, the city's average downstream speed (93.18 Megabits per Second) ranks 14.32 percent above the state average (79.84 Mbps). However, the Internet throughput at at a given location may change based on the state of the "last mile" connection in that neighborhood.

The plans displayed above are manually collected through our research team. We have collected 121 plans in Carrington since 2014.

Taking a look at the less well-developed areas in Carrington, as many as 700 people are left with one (or zero) options for wired Internet service.

Dakota Central Telecommunications and Midco also have coverage in Carrington, often competing for the same customers.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread broadband option overall. They have Internet coverage for near one hundred percent of Carrington residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps is enough for streaming SD videos over WiFi, but becomes an issue for large households or modern apps like Skype and multiplayer gaming. Explore the coverage map on this page to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021



Carrington, ND

700 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 Carrington, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Dakota Central Telecommunications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Carrington, North Dakota

  • DCT - Fiber - 99.8% Availability in Carrington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 72.8% Availability in Carrington - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carrington - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carrington - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Carrington

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Carrington is the 268th most connected city in North Dakota behind New Rockford, Devils Lake, Harvey, Fort Totten, and Jamestown.

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 Carrington 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 74% of Carrington 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 Carrington

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Dakota Central Telecommunications Fiber 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 72.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Central Telecommunications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 75.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Carrington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Carrington 93.2 Mbps 4 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +322.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +25.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +23 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +34.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +34.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )