Internet Providers in Drayton, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Drayton, ND
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $118.76

Internet Access in Drayton, North Dakota

Drayton offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 9 if you include business and mobile services. There are 4 broadband choices ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

The plans listed on this page are manually collected by our data staff.

Fixed wireless is the strongest Internet service technology available much of the Drayton population, and the only alternative to Internet choices such as satellite broadband Internet. Our latest data suggests that 83.73 percent of the area has access to fixed wireless service.

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

Overall, Drayton's broadband access is not high — most of the area has 1 provider. 1,000 of area residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as is verifiable in the interactive ISP territory map below. That's 99.02% of the population with a single source for Internet. View the map to understand coverage variation in Drayton.

Internet Statistics 2021



Drayton, ND

1,000 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 Drayton, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Polar Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Drayton, North Dakota

  • Polar - Fiber - 98.6% Availability in Drayton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 2.1% Availability in Drayton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Drayton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Drayton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Drayton

Drayton Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Drayton is the 235th most connected city in North Dakota behind Warren, Cavalier, Grand Forks Afb, Park River, and Grafton.

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

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Drayton 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Drayton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Polar Communications Fiber 98.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 82.0%+ 50 Mbps
Polar Communications Fixed Wireless 7.7%+ 5 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.1%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 76.7%+ 3.0 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless 19.9%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 2.8%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Drayton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Drayton 58.3 Mbps 6 $3.49 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +357.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +60.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +57.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +69.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +69.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )