Internet Providers in Harwood, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Harwood, ND
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.46

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

400 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
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
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

Internet Provider Competition Map For Harwood

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Harwood is the 292nd most connected city in North Dakota behind Fargo, Dilworth, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Horace.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Cass 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.

Approximately 70% of Harwood residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Cass County, approximately 6,000 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 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 98.4%+ 80 Mbps
Midco Cable 70.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 64.5%+ 50 Mbps
Midnight Solutions Technologies Fixed Wireless 25.3%+ 0.768 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 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
Allstream Copper 0.2%+ -- Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 0.1%+ 3.0 Mbps