Internet Providers in Rolette, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rolette, ND
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 14
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $90.32

Internet Access in Rolette, North Dakota

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Rolette. HughesNet is also widely available.

United/Turtle Mountain Communications and Midco also have coverage in Rolette, and offering 98 percent and 57 percent coverage of the area respectively.

Looking at the less well-developed areas around Rolette, our data shows that as many as 400 people are left with one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet.

Fiber and cable are the primary network types within Rolette. Fiber plans will usually stretch fiber lines for the full distance to a customer's address. In some areas the actual "Fiber" connection may switch over to coaxial line at the sidewalk. Cable service, on the other hand, uses coaxial cable TV infrastructure to cover the "last mile" journey. Cable only uses fiber for data transit over long distances.

The broadband coverage statistics on the page below are based on a mix of public governmental data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from providers or through private sources. Average statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google queries. [1] Our market researchers have hand-aggregated package pricing and plan details for 97 broadband offerings in Rolette as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Rolette, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
United/Turtle Mountain Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rolette, North Dakota

  • United Turtle Mountain - Fiber - 98.3% Availability in Rolette - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 57.5% Availability in Rolette - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • North Dakota Telephone Company - Fiber - 3.3% Availability in Rolette - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Rolette - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Rolette - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rolette

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Rolette is the 340th most connected city in North Dakota behind Dunseith, Rugby, Bottineau, Belcourt, and Rolla.

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 Rolette 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 59% of Rolette 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.

In Rolette County, approximately 300 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 Rolette

Data from our research team shows that some of the common providers in Rolette use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users see caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rolette

Provider Type Coverage Speed
United/Turtle Mountain Communications Fiber 98.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Cable 57.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
North Dakota Telephone Company Fiber 3.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 14.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Rolette to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rolette 59.5 Mbps 5 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +355.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.53 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +59.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +56.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +67.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +68.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )