Internet Providers in Walcott, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Walcott, ND
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 16
Fastest Speed Available: 5,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $108.59

Internet Access in Walcott, North Dakota

Walcott has a total of 8 broadband providers offering home connections, and a total of 13 including specialized business and mobile providers.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Walcott residents. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Walcott. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Walcott with predominantly Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Walcott is 25 Mbps.

The average home in Walcott has 2-3 wired Internet options available to them (2.27 per census block specifically). 47.9% of Walcott residents — 300 people — have one or fewer choices for their Internet service provider. Regardless of other technologies with local coverage, cable and DSL Internet usually provide the best pricing and data packages for home use.

The information listed here comes from FCC filings, and is cross-validated through private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Information about pricing and speed of current Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 193 Internet plans in Walcott since 2014. There are 40 Internet plans currently active.

In summary, DSL and Satellite are the most widespread network technologies within the Walcott area. The coverage maps and user speed test data below show how the actual speed test and performance results differ when comparing zip codes and ISPs in Walcott.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Walcott, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Polar Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Red River Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
MLGC 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s
Polar Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Walcott, North Dakota

  • Polar - DSL - 51.0% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Polar - Fiber - 73.4% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Red River - Fiber - 29.1% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 5.6% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • MLGC - Fiber - 1.1% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 5,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Walcott - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Walcott

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Walcott is the 2nd most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Dilworth, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Horace, but behind Fargo.

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

Approximately 600 people in Richland 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: 90% of people living in Walcott 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 52% of Walcott 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 Richland County, approximately 900 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Walcott

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Polar Communications DSL 51.0%+ 50 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 73.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Fixed Wireless 65.8%+ 50 Mbps
Red River Communications Fiber 29.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 5.6%+ 10 Mbps
MLGC Fiber 1.1%+ 5,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Polar Communications DSL 99.5%+ 50 Mbps
Polar Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 98.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Midco Business Fixed Wireless 93.8%+ 50 Mbps
Red River Communications Fiber 86.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 8.8%+ 40 Mbps