Internet Providers in New Rockford, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for New Rockford, ND
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $86.67

Internet Access in New Rockford, North Dakota

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in New Rockford. HughesNet is also a common option.

2 providers for each address may be a low amount of broadband competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in New Rockford communities with provider overlap. Choice can vary from block to block, as you can see in the map below.

North Dakota Telephone Company and Midco also have coverage in New Rockford, often competing for the same customers.

The Internet plans shown above are manually gathered by our research team.

To summarize, New Rockford's Internet market follows a common pattern in US cities: wide availability of cable and DSL Internet service, with the problem being that most houses are stuck with one company for subscribing to either service. The cable/DSL pattern results from the fact that Internet companies are former cable TV and landline telephone corporations. So, they use these legacy networks to deliver broadband Internet services. Fiber Internet has been slowly expanding as a third option. While some plans marketed as "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, close to one hundred percent of the New Rockford area is covered by fiber that reaches as far as the block.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In New Rockford, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Dakota Central Telecommunications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 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 New Rockford, North Dakota

  • North Dakota Telephone Company - Fiber - 98.9% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - DSL - 98.4% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 81.3% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • DCT - Fiber - 2.5% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in New Rockford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For New Rockford

New Rockford Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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New Rockford is the 22nd most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Devils Lake, Harvey, Fort Totten, Jamestown, and Carrington.

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 New Rockford 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 99% of New Rockford 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around New Rockford

Data collected by our researchers suggests that top ISPs currently use data caps for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since subscribers see them as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In New Rockford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
North Dakota Telephone Company Fiber 98.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
North Dakota Telephone Company DSL 98.4%+ 50 Mbps
Midco Cable 81.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Central Telecommunications Fiber 2.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 73.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Central Telecommunications Fiber 17.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare New Rockford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
New Rockford 56.7 Mbps 6 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +358.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +62.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +70.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +70.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )