Internet Providers in Harwood, ND
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Residential Internet Statistics for Harwood, ND
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$56.46|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Harwood, North Dakota
Internet Access in Harwood, North Dakota
Harwood currently features two widely available Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet sells Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of Harwood and advertise downstream speeds up to 25 Mbps.
Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband network options around the Harwood metro area, fighting for the same customers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Performance from cable is generally stronger and more consistent, but overall performance found with either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
29.65 percent of the Harwood area is stuck with only one or zero options for Internet service. Outside these underserved blocks, the average address has 2-3 providers to choose from. Areas that have more choices will find reduced pricing and improved speed as providers will improve network infrastructure to earn customers.
CenturyLink and Midco also offer coverage in Harwood, with shared coverage areas in some streets.
The coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data, requiring Internet providers in Harwood to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with providers, we are able to validate this data against private data submitted via Internet providers directly. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests originating from the Harwood area.
Internet Statistics 2021
29.7% of consumers in Harwood400 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 Harwood, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|CenturyLink||80 Mbps||DSL||1m 42s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Harwood, North Dakota
- CenturyLink - DSL - 98.4% Availability in Harwood - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
- Midco - Cable - 70.5% Availability in Harwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Harwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Harwood - 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.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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 Caps in Harwood
Many Internet service providers have been moving to add data caps for home WiFi and broadband plans in recent years. Some major ISPs in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend fall on a wide range, and run from 250GB to a Terabyte. Most residential Internet caps are very high, which means that they won't pose an issue for the majority of people. Potential CenturyLink customers in Harwood should confirm data use policies while signing up. Don't presume them based on what you've seen advertised.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Harwood
|Midco||Fixed Wireless||64.5%+||50 Mbps|
|Midnight Solutions Technologies||Fixed Wireless||25.3%+||0.768 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||100%||80 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Fixed Wireless||95.7%+||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||9.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||18.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Copper||0.1%+||3.0 Mbps|