Internet Providers in Linton, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Linton, ND
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 2,500 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $116.5

Internet Access in Linton, North Dakota

Internet service coverage and competition between providers in the Linton area is below average. 100 percent of local residents have only one (or fewer) options for true broadband Internet access. Linton's connectivity ranks 296th out of 360 communities within North Dakota.

BEK Communications Cooperative is an alternative. They offer near one hundred percent coverage and a top speed of 2,500 Mbps.

Considering network technology offered across the Linton area, the most common physical wire Internet connection types are Satellite and Fiber, with near one hundred percent and practically one hundred percent respectively. Fiber uses newer fiber-optic cables made of hair-like glass strands that can send binary data as light. Fiber Internet offers better speeds and uptime, but in some cases may switch to coaxial wires in the "last mile" near subscribers. Copper-based technology can hamper performance, but are still faster than cable or DSL.

The data listed here is sourced via FCC filings specific to Linton, and is validated against privatized databases to create more accurate results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of Linton residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to around virtually one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything over 10 Mbps will be sufficient for streaming standard definition video on WiFi. However, it may become challenging when multiple users try to use modern services like Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the availability maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level in Linton.

Internet Statistics 2021



Linton, ND

1,000 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 Linton, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
BEK Communications Cooperative 2,500 Mbps Fiber 3s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Linton, North Dakota

  • BEK Communications - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Linton - Speeds up to 2,500 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Linton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Linton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Linton

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Linton is the 296th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Mc Laughlin, but behind Mandan, Bismarck, Fort Yates, and Mobridge.

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 Linton 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 Linton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BEK Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 2,500 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
BEK Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 2,500 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 74.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Linton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Linton 99.2 Mbps 3 $0.09 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +316.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +19.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +17 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +28.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +28.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )