Internet Providers in Sawyer, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sawyer, ND
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.38

Internet Access in Sawyer, North Dakota

DSL service is the only wired broadband network choice with a meaningful level of availability for residents of Sawyer. According to the most current data, it's available to 51.94 percent of the city. DSL reaches subscribers throughtraditional phone wires. This is the reason it often is provided by traditional phone companies, such as SRT Communications.

According to recent FCC reporting, 100 percent of Sawyer households (600 residents total) are limited to only one choice for home residential broadband service.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Sawyer residents. near one hundred percent of the Sawyer area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Sawyer is 25 Mbps.

SRT Communications is a common alternative, serving Sawyer with a top speed of 100 Mbps.

The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data from the FCC and privatized data we source from providers. Statistics regarding speed data comes from M-Labs. Our researchers have manually sourced package price and service data for 71 broadband packages in Sawyer to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Sawyer, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
SRT Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
SRT Communications 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sawyer, North Dakota

  • SRT - Fiber - 48.1% Availability in Sawyer - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SRT - DSL - 51.9% Availability in Sawyer - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sawyer - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sawyer - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sawyer

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Sawyer is the 230th most connected city in North Dakota behind Rugby, Minot Afb, Minot, Garrison, and Washburn.

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

Approximately 200 people in Ward 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.

Fiber Availability: 48% of people living in Sawyer 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.

In Ward County, approximately 800 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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Sawyer

Data from our market research team shows that many of the popular ISPs use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sawyer

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SRT Communications Fiber 48.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
SRT Communications DSL 51.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 90.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Sawyer to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sawyer 3.2 Mbps 4 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +412.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +115.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +124.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Sawyer

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