Internet Providers in Oberon, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oberon, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 13.54 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Oberon, North Dakota

The average Oberon household has access to Internet service from 2 different companies.

The plans listed above are gathered individually by our research team. We've aggregated 64 Internet packages in the area around Oberon since 2014.

North Dakota Telephone Company is the third largest wired broadband provider in Oberon by coverage area, available for practically one hundred percent of local addresses.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Ultimately, when choosing an Internet provider, fiber is the top-performing choice around Oberon. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Oberon, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oberon, North Dakota

  • North Dakota Telephone Company - 100.0% Availability in Oberon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Oberon - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Oberon - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oberon

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Oberon is the 54th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Devils Lake, New Rockford, and Carrington, but behind Harvey 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.

Approximately 25 people in Benson 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 Oberon 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 100% of Oberon 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 Benson County, approximately 25 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 Around Oberon

Data collected by our market researchers shows that common providers in the area use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oberon

Provider Type Coverage Speed
North Dakota Telephone Company DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 75.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Oberon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oberon 13.5 Mbps 4 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +335.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +93.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )