Internet Providers in Westhope, ND

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

Internet Access in Westhope, North Dakota

The average Westhope building can get broadband service from 1 different companies.

SRT Communications is a common second choice, serving Westhope with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Westhope residents. near one hundred percent of the Westhope area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Westhope is 25 megabits per second.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure built within the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet technology options are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (34.15 percent coverage). Fiber is built on more modern Fiber-optical lines made of hair-like glass or plastic strands which can deliver binary data as light. Fiber results in better speeds and performance, but sometimes switch to coaxial cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Copper technology can downgrade performance, but they are almost always faster than regular cable or DSL.

Internet access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and privatized data we collect from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed data comes from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into our site as well as Google queries. Our researchers have hand-validated pricing and service data on 71 broadband plans within Westhope 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 Westhope, 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 Westhope, North Dakota

  • SRT - Fiber - 34.2% Availability in Westhope - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • SRT - DSL - 65.9% Availability in Westhope - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Westhope - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Westhope - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Westhope

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Westhope is the 319th most connected city in North Dakota behind Dunseith, Minot Afb, Bottineau, Minot, and Belcourt.

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

Approximately 69 people in Bottineau 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: 34% of people living in Westhope 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 Bottineau County, approximately 300 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 Around Westhope

Data from our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Westhope

Provider Type Coverage Speed
SRT Communications Fiber 34.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
SRT Communications DSL 65.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 44.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Westhope to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Westhope 30.1 Mbps 4 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +385.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +88.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +86.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +97.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +97.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )