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Internet Providers in Hazen, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Hazen, North Dakota
Data on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports to validate the information down to the census block level. Plane and pricing information shown here is aggregated manually by our data team. We've aggregated 91 bundled broadband plans in Hazen since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 210 records as of 2022. 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.
Fiber Internet and cable bundles are the most prevalent among all network options in the Hazen area. Both network options offer more capacity than some legacy network technologies like DSL, resulting in a strong average download performance of 93.52 Mbps in the Hazen vicinity.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
West River Telecommunications Cooperative and Midco also offer Internet service in Hazen, often competing for the same customers.
For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. Averaged to account for all addresses, the average density of broadband competition is 1.76 companies in each census block. This leaves 23.92% of residents with only one provider.
Internet Statistics 2022
23.9% of consumers in Hazen800 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 Hazen, 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%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||75.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||75.8%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Hazen
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Hazen
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Hazen to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hazen||93.5 Mbps||6||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +452.1 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +67.8 Mbps )||20 ( +14 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps )||26 ( +20 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +85.6 Mbps )||10 ( +4 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|