Internet Providers in Grenora, ND

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

Internet Access in Grenora, North Dakota

Information below is calculated based on the twice-annual FCC provider coverage filings. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance the information on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan information is gathered manually through our data team. We've analyzed and verified 79 Internet plans for Grenora. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 5 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Northwest Communications Cooperative is a common second choice. They offer 91 percent availability and a top download speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access for residents of Grenora. For example, fixed wireless providers such as Nemont Telephone Cooperative are able to reach 10 Mbps or more over direct wireless links.

According to recent government reports, 100 percent of households have only one option for wired broadband, or none.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the largest coverage area in Grenora. near one hundred percent of Grenora census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Grenora is 25 megabits per second.

Ultimately, when choosing an broadband provider, fiber Internet is the best option available in Grenora. All broadband providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Grenora, North Dakota

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Grenora, North Dakota

  • NCC - 91.9% Availability in Grenora - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Nemont Telephone Cooperative - 6.5% Availability in Grenora - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Grenora - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Grenora - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Grenora

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Grenora is the 123rd most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Tioga, Fairview, and Plentywood, but behind Poplar and Williston.

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 Williams 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: 98% of people living in Grenora 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 Williams County, approximately 600 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.

Data Caps in Grenora

Data from our market researchers suggests that some of the top providers in Grenora currently place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Grenora

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nemont Telephone Cooperative Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 97.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Northwest Communications Cooperative Fiber 91.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Northwest Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 85.3%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Grenora to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Grenora 32.9 Mbps 6 $1.02 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +382.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +86 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +83.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +94.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )