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Internet Providers in Glen Ullin, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Glen Ullin, North Dakota
The average Glen Ullin address has Internet service from 1.73 companies.
West River Telecommunications Cooperative and Midco also have coverage in Glen Ullin, often competing for the same customers.
Fiber and cable are the primary technology options around the Glen Ullin area. Fiber providers will usually install a fiber cable for the full distance to a subscriber building, but in some fiber service areas the actual "Fiber" connection may switch to a coaxial wire at a telecom box at the sidewalk. Cable Internet is built on coaxial cable TV infrastructure for the "last mile" journey, only using fiber for long-distance transit of data.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from government data from the FCC and privatized data collected from industry sources. Statistics about speed data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome search results. Our in-house market researchers have manually collected pricing and service data on 95 broadband plans and bundles for Glen Ullin to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
27.3% of consumers in Glen Ullin300 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 Glen Ullin, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||14.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||14.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Glen Ullin
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Glen Ullin
Data from our market researchers suggests that many of the common ISPs place a limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers see caps as a tactic to discourage streaming services, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Glen Ullin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Glen Ullin||82.2 Mbps||6||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +463.4 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +79.1 Mbps )||20 ( +14 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps )||26 ( +20 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +96.9 Mbps )||10 ( +4 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|