Internet Providers in Des Lacs, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Des Lacs, ND
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.38

Internet Access in Des Lacs, North Dakota

There are two widely available Internet companies for Des Lacs residents: Viasat Internet 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 75 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 Fiber 8s
SRT Communications 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Des Lacs, North Dakota

  • SRT - Fiber - 49.3% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SRT - DSL - 50.8% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Des Lacs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 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 311th 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 Fiber 49.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
SRT Communications DSL 50.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 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 25.4 Mbps 4 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +390 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +102 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )