Internet Providers in Carson, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Carson, ND
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $89.95

Internet Access in Carson, North Dakota

The consumer choice between Internet providers is low around Carson. According to FCC coverage data, the average resident in Carson has 0.97 choices for Internet.

The broadband packages listed above are manually gathered by our research team. The 10 plans displayed are the latest of 55 packages we've aggregated in Carson to date.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Carson.

West River Telecommunications Cooperative is one of the top three providers in Carson by coverage area. They are available to 96 percent of residents.

Fiber Internet is the most reasonable choice for the average household in Carson. All broadband providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber-optic connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Carson, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
West River Telecommunications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Carson, North Dakota

  • West River Telecommunications Cooperative - Fiber - 96.7% Availability in Carson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Carson

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Carson is the 297th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Lemmon, but behind Mandan, Bismarck, Fort Yates, and New Salem.

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

Approximately 52 people in Grant 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: 97% of people living in Carson 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.

In Grant County, approximately 52 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 Caps Around Carson

Data from our researchers suggests that top ISPs in Carson currently place a limit on data use for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Internet access in Carson neighborhoods

To date, we have gathered data about Internet availability across these communities in Carson: Leith.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Carson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
West River Telecommunications Cooperative Fiber 96.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 74.4%+ 1,000 Mbps