Internet Providers in Wishek, ND

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wishek, ND
Internet Providers: 3
Internet Plans: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 2,500 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $116.5

Internet Access in Wishek, North Dakota

As evidence in the data listed below, wireless service is essentially the only Internet technology for Wishek residents.

The information on this page comes via FCC filings specific to Wishek, and is validated through private data sources to provide more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is generated thanks to our data team, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 80 plans collected in Wishek since 2014. There are 14 Internet or bundled packages currently available.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Wishek. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Wishek. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite broadband service. The fastest Internet package we've found for HughesNet for Wishek is 25 megabits per second.

99.4 percent of households have only one option for wired broadband service.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, BEK Communications Cooperative is another option to consider. They have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Wishek.

Internet Statistics 2021



Wishek, ND

1,000 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 Wishek, North Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
BEK Communications Cooperative 2,500 Mbps Fiber 3s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wishek, North Dakota

  • BEK Communications - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Wishek - Speeds up to 2,500 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wishek - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wishek - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Wishek is the 264th most connected city in North Dakota ahead of Linton and Ipswich, but behind Jamestown, Ellendale, and Fort Yates.

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 Wishek 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Wishek

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the top providers in Wishek use data caps for their home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because users see them as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers insist that caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wishek

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BEK Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 2,500 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
BEK Communications Cooperative Fiber 100% 2,500 Mbps
Dakota Carrier Network Fiber 80.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Wishek to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wishek 91.9 Mbps 3 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +323.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +27 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +24.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +35.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +35.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )