Internet Providers in Pillsbury, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pillsbury, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 47.56 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Pillsbury, North Dakota

As it stands, there are 4 broadband providers in Pillsbury with home connections. Including business ISPs, that's a total of 7 companies available locally,. (Some may be "double entries", since many providers list residential service and business services 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 DSL (practically one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is delivered by twisted copper telephone wires, and is sold by service providers such as Inter-Community Telephone Company that own copper phone lines. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major wired broadband options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 51 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
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
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 - 100.0% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pillsbury - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pillsbury

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Pillsbury is the 316th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Hillsboro, but behind Mayville, Jamestown, Valley City, and Casselton.

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

Approximately 6 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.

In Barnes County, approximately 400 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 100% 100 Mbps
Dickey Rural Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 27.6%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Pillsbury to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +301.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +59.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +52.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +64.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +67.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )