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Internet Providers in Center, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Center, North Dakota
Center has 7 residential Internet providers, and 10 if you include business and mobile. Consumers have access to 7 broadband choices ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
Zooming in on less fortunate areas within Center, as many as 500 people are left with one or fewer choices for wired Internet.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
cable and fiber are the primary network types within the Center area. Fiber services will usually install a fiber line for the full distance to a customer's location, but in some neighborhoods the fiber line can switch to coax wireat a fiber terminal before actually reaching the residence. Cable broadband is built on copper-based television lines for the "last mile" distance to subscribers, only using fiber for data transit.
Coverage data on this page comes via FCC provider-reported data. Internet providers in Center are required to submit there coverage area data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers directly. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from the Center area in the M-Labs database. Some of the other datapoints and statistics presented here originate from NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) and Census Bureau databases.
Internet Statistics 2022
45.9% of consumers in Center500 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 Center, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|BEK Communications Cooperative||2,500 Mbps||Fiber||3s||9.8%|
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||93.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||57.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||57.1%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Center
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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.
Compare Center to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Center||170.7 Mbps||7||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +374.9 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -9.4 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +10.2 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +15.9 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +8.4 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|