Internet Providers in Fortuna, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fortuna, ND
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $108.67

Internet Access in Fortuna, North Dakota

Broadband availability and competition in Fortuna is overall low. Presently, 100 percent of the population are limited to one (or fewer) choices for true broadband Internet access. Fortuna's connectivity ranks at 328th of 359 communities within the state.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Fortuna's most widely available wired Internet choices.

Nemont Telephone Cooperative is another commonly available broadband option for Fortuna. They offer Fiber service available to 96 percent of the area.

Remember that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete.

The big picture is that Fiber and Satellite are the most prevalent network types within the Fortuna area. The mapping tools and speed test data seen below show how the actual speed test statistics differ when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in Fortuna.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Fortuna, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Nemont Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Northwest Communications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fortuna, North Dakota

  • Nemont Telephone Cooperative - 96.5% Availability in Fortuna - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • NCC - 5.3% Availability in Fortuna - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fortuna - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fortuna - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fortuna

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Fortuna is the 328th most connected city in North Dakota behind Stanley, Williston, Tioga, Fairview, and Plentywood.

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

Approximately 3 people in Divide 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: 96% of people living in Fortuna 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 Divide County, approximately 24 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 Fortuna

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nemont Telephone Cooperative Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 96.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Northwest Communications Cooperative Fiber 5.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Northwest Communications Cooperative Fiber 9.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 7.9%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Fortuna to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fortuna 3.2 Mbps 6 $1.02 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +412.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +115.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +124.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )