How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
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Internet Providers in Max, North Dakota
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Internet Access in Max, North Dakota
Information on this page is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to further validate that information. Plan and pricing information is hand-gathered by our data division. BroadbandNow has analyzed 91 bundled broadband plans for Max in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Max locals who are able to get any sort of Internet service will pay a premium for it, since areas with only one choice don't incentivize companies to reduce pricing.
As a result of the lack of wired infrastructure, satellite broadband are the only technologies with widespread availability to most addresses in Max and the surrounding area.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Max.
On the bright side, residents who for any reason can't access plans from Viasat Internet or HughesNet are left with mainly wireless choices. Pan around the map to explore local competition. Speed test results are organized by provider so you can compare Viasat and HughesNet download averages.
Internet Statistics 2022
96.8% of consumers in Max700 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 Max, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|RTC Networks||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||33.0%|
|SRT Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||30.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||32.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||32.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Max
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Max
Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top providers use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a tactic to limit streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Max to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Max||48.2 Mbps||7||$0.85 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +497.4 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +113.1 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.35 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +132.7 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +138.4 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +130.9 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|