Internet Service Providers in Lakota, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lakota, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 48.93 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Lakota, North Dakota

Lakota Internet availability data on this page is calculated from Form 477 data. Then, we ensure the data is compared and corrected against privatized records. Since launching in 2014, we've verified 3,285 rows of governmental and privatized data about broadband access in the Lakota area. Our data analysis team has hand-collected provider pricing and terms on 80 Internet and bundle deals in Lakota. There is currently limited speed test data on the Lakota area. We've only seen 2 IP-verifiable records over the past year. Shoppers should take note of the official speeds listed above for providers like HughesNet.

95.93 percent of households have a single choice for wired Internet, or none.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Lakota. virtually one hundred percent of Lakota census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Lakota is 25 Mbps.

Polar Communications is a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer 98 percent availability and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps.

Broadly speaking, residents are likely to be choosing between Satellite and Fiber. The mapping tools and speed test data seen below illustrate how the real-world speed test results vary between neighborhoods and providers in Lakota.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Lakota, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Polar Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lakota, North Dakota

  • Polar - 98.6% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - 4.1% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lakota

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Lakota is the 87th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of New Rockford and Park River, but behind Larimore, Fort Totten, and Devils Lake.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Lakota 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lakota

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Polar Communications Fiber 98.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
North Dakota Telephone Company DSL and Fiber 4.1%+ 1,000 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 61.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Lakota to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lakota 48.9 Mbps 5 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +300.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +58.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +66.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )