Internet Service Providers in Hunter, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hunter, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 83.38 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Hunter, North Dakota

Hunter offers 8 home Internet providers, or 12 if you include business and mobile service. There are 5 broadband choices ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

Fixed wireless is the strongest Internet service technology available in much of the Hunter area, discounting network technologies such as satellite broadband Internet. Current coverage data shows that 30.62 percent of the area has access to service from some form of fixed wireless service.

The packages listed on this page are collected individually through our data science and research team. We have collected 95 plans in the area around Hunter, in total.

In less fortunate communities within Hunter, data shows that as many as 400 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider on the whole, with coverage for near one hundred percent of Hunter residents. HughesNet has availability to near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient for streaming SD video on WiFi. However, it may become problematic when multiple users try to use modern apps such as video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Explore the coverage map below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Hunter, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Polar Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
HTC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Inter-Community Telephone Company 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hunter, North Dakota

  • Polar - 100.0% Availability in Hunter - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • HTC - 3.2% Availability in Hunter - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Inter-Community Telephone Company - 2.6% Availability in Hunter - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Hunter - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Hunter - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hunter

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Hunter is the 130th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Casselton and Hillsboro, but behind Fargo, West Fargo, and Mayville.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Cass 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 Hunter 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 Cass County, approximately 8,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hunter

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dickey Rural Networks Fixed Wireless 18.4%+ 20 Mbps
HTC Fiber and Fixed Wireless 5.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 50 Mbps
Inter-Community Telephone Company DSL 2.6%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 88.9%+ 3.0 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless 11.0%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Hunter to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hunter 83.4 Mbps 8 $2.09 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +265.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +23.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +16.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +28.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +31.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )