Internet Providers in Hazen, North Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Hazen, ND
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||68.38 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Hazen, North Dakota
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 78 bundled broadband plans in Hazen since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,606 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.
Fiber Internet and cable bundles are the most prevalent among all network options in the Hazen area. Fiber Internet providers will usually install a fiber line the full distance to a subscriber building, but in some areas the fiber line may change to a coaxial wireat a fiber terminal before actually reaching the residence. Cable leverages copper-based TV lines to cover the "last mile" stretch near customers. Cable only uses fiber lines for data transit between neighborhoods.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 23.63% of residents with only one provider.
Internet Statistics 2021
23.6% 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|
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hazen, North Dakota
- West River Telecommunications Cooperative - 100.0% Availability in Hazen - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Midco - 76.4% Availability in Hazen - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Hazen - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Hazen - 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.
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.
Internet access in Hazen neighborhoods
We have aggregated information and statistics on Internet coverage across all these neighborhoods in Hazen: Pick City.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Hazen
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Copper||86.5%+||3.0 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||2.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Hazen to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hazen||68.4 Mbps||4||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +280.7 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +38.7 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +31.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +43.3 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +46.9 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|