Internet Providers in Lidgerwood, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lidgerwood, ND
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 17
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $92.15

Internet Access in Lidgerwood, North Dakota

The average Lidgerwood building can get access to Internet service through 1.58 different companies.

Fiber and cable bundles are the primary Internet network options within Lidgerwood. Fiber providers will usually reach a fiber-optic cable all the way to the subscriber address, but in some cases the physical fiber line may change to a coax or ethernet cable at the sidewalk. Cable Internet, meanwhile, uses copper-based television lines for the "last mile" distance to customers, only using fiber for data transit over long distances.

The packages displayed above are collected individually through our data division.

Red River Communications as well as Midco also offer coverage in Lidgerwood, offering virtually one hundred percent and 57 percent penetration.

According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Lidgerwood so far as coverage. As the interactive maps below show, these providers frequently overlap in most neighborhoods around Lidgerwood.

Internet Statistics 2021



Lidgerwood, ND

400 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 Lidgerwood, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Red River Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Dickey Rural Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
RC Technologies 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lidgerwood, North Dakota

  • Red River - Fiber - 99.6% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 57.1% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • DRN - Fiber - 1.9% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • RC Technologies - Fiber - 1.0% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lidgerwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lidgerwood

Lidgerwood Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Lidgerwood is the 205th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Breckenridge, Sisseton, and Britton, but behind Wahpeton and Lisbon.

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

Approximately 600 people in Richland 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 Lidgerwood 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 58% of Lidgerwood 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 Richland County, approximately 900 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 Around Lidgerwood

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the popular ISPs in Lidgerwood currently place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lidgerwood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Red River Communications Fiber 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 57.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dickey Rural Networks Fiber 1.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
RC Technologies Fiber 1.0%+ 500 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 86.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Lidgerwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lidgerwood 37.8 Mbps 6 $0.55 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +377.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +81.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +78.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +89.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )