Internet Providers in Hope, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hope, ND
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 5,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $93.43

Internet Access in Hope, North Dakota

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to enhance the data on a census block or lit address level. Plan and pricing data is hand-gathered manually through our data analysis division. Locally, we've analyzed 140 broadband deals in the area around Hope. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1 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.

As is normal with a city of Hope'ssomewhat low level of broadband service competition, the average download speeds in Hope fall somewhat short of the state average. The current average download speed in Hope in the past twelve months is 25.68 Mbps.

52.83 percent of Hope is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices. Outside these underserved blocks, the average Internet user has 2 Internet providers to choose from. Addresses that have better choices usually will find lower prices, since the providers will improve service to win subscribers.

Inter-Community Telephone Company as well as Midco also offer Internet service in Hope, with 94 percent and 44 percent penetration.

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Hope as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, the more common ISPs often overlap in different neighborhoods around Hope.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Hope, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Inter-Community Telephone Company 2,500 Mbps DSL and Fiber 3s 94.7%
MLGC 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 5.8%
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 44.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hope

Hope Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hope is the 317th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Hillsboro, but behind Larimore, Mayville, Valley City, and Casselton.

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

Approximately 200 people in Steele 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: 99% of people living in Hope 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.

Approximately 47% of Hope 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 Steele County, approximately 300 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 and Cord Cutting in Hope

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Hope to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hope 25.7 Mbps 8 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +508.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +123.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +134.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +143.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +136.4 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )