Internet Providers in Scranton, North Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Scranton, ND
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||26.24 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Scranton, North Dakota
Internet Access in Scranton, North Dakota
The average census block in Scranton is serviceable by, on average, 2.46 companies. So, the majority of households within city limits will have at least 2-3 options so far as Internet, and residents can switch service if they are dissatisfied with a particular company.
The packages listed here are collected individually through our data science team. The 21 Internet plans displayed above are the most recent of 86 broadband plans we've collected in Scranton to date.
cable and fiber have the highest availability of all network options in Scranton. Fiber plans generally stretch a fiber-optic cable the full distance to a subscriber address. In some cases it may switch to a coaxial wire in the street. Cable uses coaxial cable TV lines to cover the "last mile" distance to customers. Cable only uses fiber for data transit over long distances.
Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Scranton.
Besides the Internet options detailed above, Consolidated Telcom is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in near one hundred percent of the Scranton area. Fixed wireless providers like Consolidated Telcom are worth considering, but the main wired providers are usually a stronger deal when it comes to speed and pricing.
Internet Statistics 2021
53.2% of consumers in Scranton300 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 Scranton, North Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Consolidated Telcom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Scranton, North Dakota
- Consolidated - 100.0% Availability in Scranton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Midco - 46.8% Availability in Scranton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Scranton - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Scranton - 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 Around Scranton
Data from our researchers shows that many of the top providers in Scranton use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Internet access in Scranton neighborhoods
Scranton coverage info is available in the following communities: Gascoyne.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Scranton
|Consolidated Telcom||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Dakota Carrier Network||Fiber||70.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||1.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Scranton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Scranton||26.2 Mbps||5||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +322.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +80.9 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +73.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +85.5 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +89.1 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|