Internet Providers in Portal, ND
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Residential Internet Statistics for Portal, ND
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$103.08|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Portal, North Dakota
Internet Access in Portal, North Dakota
Satellite infrastructure and DSL are prevalent broadband varieties in Portal, featuring close to one hundred and 94.89 percent coverage within city limits.
The broadband coverage information on this page is sourced via FCC filings. Data is validated against privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more accurate listings than is available from the FCC directly. Address-level data isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research team, who gather thousands of plans each year. We've analyzed 80 Portal Internet plans since 2014. There are 26 Internet or bundled plans currently marketed.
Midstate Telephone Company is an alternative to the primary providers. They offer 94 percent local availability and a top speed of 50 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet access in Portal. For example, fixed wireless outfits such as Northwest Communications Cooperative can achieve 8 Mbps over wireless hardware.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most likely Internet provider in Portal. They are accessible for close to one hundred percent of Portal. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet in Portal is 25 megabits per second.
To summarize, the average Portal resident has 2 options for Internet. This is around the norm for North Dakota. Portal is the 62nd most connected city as measured by the density of broadband availability per resident.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Portal, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Northwest Communications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Reservation Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Midstate Telephone Company||50 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Portal, North Dakota
- Midstate Telephone Company - 94.9% Availability in Portal - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Northwest Communications Cooperative - 5.1% Availability in Portal - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Reservation Telephone Cooperative - 2.0% Availability in Portal - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Portal - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Portal - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Portal
|Midstate Telephone Company||DSL and Fiber||94.9%+||50 Mbps|
|Northwest Communications Cooperative||DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless||8.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Reservation Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||2.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Copper||100%||3.0 Mbps|
|Northwest Communications Cooperative||Fiber||31.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Reservation Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||2.1%+||1,000 Mbps|