Internet Service Providers in Steele, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Steele, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 101.28 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Steele, North Dakota

The most frequently available wired network technologies within Steele are Satellite as well as Fiber lines. FCC filings suggest Satellite reaches a near one hundred percent territory, in contrast with Fiber's virtually one hundred percent availability. While traditional cable or DSL networks are often cheaper, fiber to the home networks are in general more well-suited for handling entirely digital data packets, and result in overall faster speeds. Owing to the strong availability of Fiber-Optic lines in Steele, the city's average downstream speed (101.28 Mbps) is 27.63 percent faster than the North Dakota statewide unweighted average (currently 73.3 Mbps). That said, the customer-side speed at a subscriber address may vary along with the state of the "last mile" connection in the area.

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BEK Communications Cooperative is one of the top three providers in Steele. They are available for virtually one hundred percent of the area.

There is just one provider for broadband connection in Steele. There isn't a guarantee for service at all households.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of Steele residents. HughesNet has registered coverage for about virtually one hundred percent of residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 megabits per second is enough to view SD video to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for large households or modern services such as video chat and etc. You can explore the coverage map below to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021



Steele, ND

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Steele, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
BEK Communications Cooperative 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 Steele, North Dakota

  • BEK Communications - 100.0% Availability in Steele - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Steele - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Steele - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Steele

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Steele is the 309th most connected city in North Dakota behind Mandan, Bismarck, Jamestown, Carrington, and Linton.

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 Steele 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Steele

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BEK Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 69.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Steele to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +247.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +5.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -1.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +10.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +14 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )