Internet Providers in Hoople, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hoople, ND
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $118.76

Internet Access in Hoople, North Dakota

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Hoople. HughesNet is also widely available.

Fixed wireless is the only network technology available much of the Hoople population. Fixed wireless is usually better than less ideal network options like satellite broadband Internet. Our latest data shows that 63.27 percent of of residents have access to fixed wireless.

Looking at the less developed neighborhoods within Hoople, as many as 500 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet.

Polar Communications is currently one of the top three providers in Hoople. They are available to near one hundred percent of the area. Midco is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it can be an interchangeable service quality.

The broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private data collected directly from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics shown below regarding speed and performance data comes primarily from M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually validated package price and service data on 123 broadband deals for Hoople as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Hoople, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Polar Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hoople, North Dakota

  • Polar - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Hoople - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 1.7% Availability in Hoople - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hoople - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hoople - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hoople

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Hoople is the 190th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Langdon, but behind Cavalier, Grand Forks Afb, Park River, and Grafton.

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

Approximately 300 people in Walsh 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: 100% of people living in Hoople 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 Walsh 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Hoople

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since consumers see them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hoople

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 63.3%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 1.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 97.7%+ 3.0 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless 25.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Hoople to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hoople 23.5 Mbps 5 $3.49 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +391.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +92.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +103.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )