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Internet Providers in Hope, North Dakota
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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 152 broadband deals in the area around Hope. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 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 service and cable bundles have the highest availability of all network options in the Hope area. Fiber plans generally install fiber lines the full distance to a customer address, but in some service areas the actual "Fiber" connection may switch to a coax line at the sidewalk. Cable service uses copper-based TV infrastructure to cover the "last mile" journey. Cable only uses fiber for data transit between neighborhoods.
Looking at the less developed neighborhoods in Hope, as many as 300 people have only one or fewer options for broadband-level Internet.
Inter-Community Telephone as well as Midco also offer Internet service in Hope, with 95 percent and 41 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 2022
57.1% of consumers in Hope300 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 Hope, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Inter-Community Telephone||2,500 Mbps||Fiber||3s||95.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||13.4%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||13.4%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Hope
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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.
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||38.3 Mbps||9||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +507.3 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +123 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +142.6 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +148.3 Mbps )||26 ( +17 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +140.8 Mbps )||10 ( +1 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|