Internet Service Providers in Des Lacs, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Des Lacs, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 23.92 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Des Lacs, North Dakota

There are two widely available Internet companies for Des Lacs residents: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in practically one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Des Lacs and advertise speeds up to 25 Mbps.

The packages shown on this page are manually gathered through our research division. We've gathered 69 plans in the area around Des Lacs since 2014.

DSL-based broadband from phone providers has a wide coverage area compared with other Internet options around Des Lacs since it uses phone cable for sending digital data. The physical DSL copper line usually reaches the subscriber via utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the ethernet jack inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.

There is currently just one real company for Internet service in Des Lacs. There is no guarantee that all addresses can get service.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, SRT Communications is also in Des Lacs with a top speed of 100 Mbps. Explore the map to compare broadband coverage at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Des Lacs, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
SRT Communications 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Des Lacs, North Dakota

  • SRT - 50.8% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Des Lacs

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Des Lacs is the 310th 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: 49% of people living in Des Lacs 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Des Lacs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SRT Communications DSL and Fiber 50.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 66.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Des Lacs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Des Lacs 23.9 Mbps 4 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +325.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +83.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )