Internet Providers in Richardton, North Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Richardton, ND
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||48.89 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Richardton, North Dakota
Internet Access in Richardton, North Dakota
Richardton offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 10 when including business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 5 choices for wired broadband ("wired" meaning technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).
The plans listed on this page are collected manually by our data analysis staff. The 24 Internet packages displayed are the most current out of 93 broadband packages we've seen in Richardton to date.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
39.51 percent of Richardton is still left with one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet services. Beyond these underserved blocks, the average resident has 2-3 Internet providers available. Areas with better competition usually get lower pricing and higher speeds, since providers will improve service to win customers.
Fiber Internet is the best Internet option for the average household in Richardton. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber-optic 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
39.5% of consumers in Richardton300 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 Richardton, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Consolidated Telcom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Richardton, North Dakota
- Consolidated - 98.4% Availability in Richardton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Midco - 56.6% Availability in Richardton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- West River Telecommunications Cooperative - 5.5% Availability in Richardton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Richardton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Richardton - 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.
Data Caps in Richardton
Data collected by our researchers shows that common providers currently place a limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Richardton
|Consolidated Telcom||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||98.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|West River Telecommunications Cooperative||Fiber||5.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Fiber||87.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||0.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Richardton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Richardton||48.9 Mbps||6||$0.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +300.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +58.2 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +62.8 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +66.4 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|