Internet Providers in Pillsbury, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pillsbury, ND
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 2,500 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $109.95

Internet Access in Pillsbury, North Dakota

As it stands, there are 5 broadband providers in Pillsbury with home connections. Including business ISPs, that's a total of 8 companies available locally, such as Inter-Community Telephone. (Note that some might be "double entries" as many providers list residential and smb service under separate branches.)

As of the latest FCC reporting, 100 percent of Pillsbury households (22 residents total) are limited to only one choice for home residential broadband service.

Looking at network technology available within the city, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (72.73 percent coverage). Fiber infrastructure uses more modern Fiber-optical transmission lines made of hair-like glass strands that can transmit digital data as light. Fiber provides better speeds and uptime, but sometimes switch over to copper wiring in the "last mile" near subscribers. Consequently, not all fiber connections offer true "gigabit" performance.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Pillsbury residents. near one hundred percent of the Pillsbury area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of Pillsbury with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Pillsbury is 25 Mbps.

Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data from the FCC and privatized data we source from providers. Statistics about speed and performance averages comes primarily from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has manually sourced package price and plan details on 69 broadband packages for the Pillsbury market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pillsbury, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Inter-Community Telephone 2,500 Mbps Fiber 3s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Inter-Community Telephone Company 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pillsbury, North Dakota

  • Inter-Community Telephone Company - DSL - 27.3% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Inter-Community Telephone - Fiber - 72.7% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 2,500 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pillsbury

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Pillsbury is the 126th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Mayville, Jamestown, Valley City, Casselton, and Hillsboro.

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

Approximately 3 people in Barnes 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: 73% of people living in Pillsbury 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.

In Barnes County, approximately 200 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Pillsbury

Data from our market research team shows that many of the common ISPs in the area use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because customers see them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pillsbury

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Inter-Community Telephone Company DSL 27.3%+ 100 Mbps
Dickey Rural Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Inter-Community Telephone Fiber 72.7%+ 2,500 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Inter-Community Telephone Company Fiber 100% 2,500 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 42.1%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Pillsbury to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pillsbury 62.4 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +353 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +56.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +53.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +65 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +65.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )