Internet Providers in Lakota, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lakota, ND
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $121.51

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 86 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 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 Fiber 8s
North Dakota Telephone Company 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lakota, North Dakota

  • Polar - Fiber - 98.6% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - Fiber - 4.1% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - DSL - 2.4% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lakota - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lakota

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Lakota is the 118th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Park River, but behind Larimore, New Rockford, Devils Lake, and Fort Totten.

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 Fiber 4.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
North Dakota Telephone Company DSL 2.4%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 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 $1.04 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +366.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +70 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +67.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +78.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +78.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )