Internet Providers in Devils Lake, North Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Devils Lake, ND
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||35.48 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Devils Lake, North Dakota
Internet Access in Devils Lake, North Dakota
The average Devils Lake census block has access toan average of 2.87 telecom providers. As a result, the majority of households in the city will have at least 2 choices so far as Internet, and it is easier for residents to change services when dissatisfied with a company.
Taking a look at network technologies offered within the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet connection options are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (practically one hundred percent coverage). DSL Internet service is delivered via phone lines, and is sold by companies such as North Dakota Telephone Company that own copper phone lines. The twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone wires allows for a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability for Devils Lake residents. They are accessible for near one hundred percent of Devils Lake addresses. HughesNet is the most common second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet in Devils Lake is 25 megabits per second.
North Dakota Telephone Company is a common alternative, serving Devils Lake with practically one hundred percent local availability and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 providers in Devils Lake with enterprise and business/smb technologies like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. Our listings include every provider with business packages advertised on their website, although some providers can connect both home and business-class Internet.
Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from ISPs or through unlisted third parties. Average statistics about speed averages is sourced via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our researchers have manually aggregated pricing on 125 Internet plans for Devils Lake as of 2021.
- There are 9 internet providers in Devils Lake with 5 of those offering residential service
- Devils Lake is the 68th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of New Rockford, Carrington, and Langdon, but behind Harvey and Fort Totten.
- The fastest zip code in Devils Lake for February 2021 is 58301. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Devils Lake, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|North Dakota Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Devils Lake, North Dakota
- North Dakota Telephone Company - 100.0% Availability in Devils Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Midco - 87.3% Availability in Devils Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Devils Lake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Devils Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Devils Lake
Data from our research team shows that many of the popular providers in the area use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Devils Lake
|North Dakota Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Copper||57.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||6.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||Copper||0.0%+||-- Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Copper||0.0%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Devils Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Devils Lake||35.5 Mbps||5||$0.67 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +313.6 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +71.6 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +64.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +76.2 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|