Internet Providers in Tolna, North Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tolna, ND
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 23.53 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Tolna, North Dakota

Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private data to validate that data, down to the census block level. Pricing and plan data is gathered manually by our market research team. To date, we've collected and verified 80 broadband deals in Tolna. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 30 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

North Dakota Telephone Company is the third largest wired broadband provider in Tolna, available to practically one hundred percent of residents.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

As a result of the limited Internet infrastructure, satellite Internet are the only services with broad coverage for the average residential household.

For a granular look at how broadband access changes throughout the area, click the map below. Averaged across all addresses, the average density of broadband availability is 1.72 providers per census block. Unfortunately, this low amount of competition leaves 31.67 percent of consumers in the area with only one provider.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Tolna, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
North Dakota Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Polar Communications 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 Tolna, North Dakota

  • North Dakota Telephone Company - 99.6% Availability in Tolna - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Polar - 3.9% Availability in Tolna - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Tolna - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Tolna - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tolna

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Tolna is the 47th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Devils Lake, New Rockford, and Carrington, but behind Larimore and Fort Totten.

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 Tolna 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 68% of Tolna 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Tolna

Data collected by our market research team shows that common providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Tolna

Provider Type Coverage Speed
North Dakota Telephone Company Fiber and DSL 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 3.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Copper 91.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 22.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Tolna to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tolna 23.5 Mbps 5 $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +325.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +83.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +76.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +88.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )