Internet Providers in Rhame, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rhame, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 71.32 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Rhame, North Dakota

Consumers will find 10 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Rhame. There are 2 LTE options and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is collected biannually and only released six months after that, availability shown here may not be complete.

Most Rhame households have 2 Internet providers that are able to service at their address. Competition is good for consumers. It results in two providers competing on pricing at a given address. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 62.53 of the local population still has only one or zero options for wired broadband Internet access.

Wireless Internet connections like LTE suffer from a few big problems, making them far from ideal for broadband Internet access. Limited data use ("data caps") impose the largest issue, although fixed wireless data and streaming caps tend to be similar to those on wired DSL or cable Internet service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Rhame in terms of coverage. As the maps below show, the more common providers often cover the same addresses around Rhame.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Rhame, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Telcom 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rhame, North Dakota

  • Consolidated - 100.0% Availability in Rhame - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - 35.2% Availability in Rhame - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Rhame - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Rhame - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rhame

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Rhame is the 256th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Bowman, Lemmon, and Baker, but behind Dickinson and Hettinger.

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 Rhame 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 37% of Rhame 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 Caps in Rhame

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the common ISPs currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a strategy to limit streaming services. Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rhame

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Consolidated Telcom Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 35.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 30.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Rhame to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rhame 71.3 Mbps 6 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +277.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +35.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +28.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +40.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +44 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )