Internet providers in
Bismarck, ND

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. CenturyLink
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Lynch Interactive Corporation
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
4. OrbitCom, Inc.
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
5. BEK Communications Cooperative
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Midcontinent Communications
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
1. CenturyLink
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
2. Viasat
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Lynch Interactive Corporation
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
768Kbps
4. OrbitCom, Inc.
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
3Mbps
5. BEK Communications Cooperative
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Midcontinent Communications
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
7. Dakota Carrier Network
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Bismarck
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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What is the best internet provider in Bismarck?

Bismarck Residential Internet Coverage

Bismarck homes are some of the most expensive in the state of North Dakota. It's the second largest city in the state and home to both blue- and white-collar workers who are well-educated and work in administrative support and sales roles. They tend to be wealthy as well. In addition, there's a large population of Native American residents. Bismarck residents rely on their internet services to connect with the community and learn about opportunities in the area. Compared with just 83% of North Dakota, 100% of Bismarck residents have access to high-speed internet.

Midcontinent Communications is the only cable internet provider in the area, reaching 100% of homes. While CenturyLink reaches 93% of homes with DSL, they're not the only provider of the service. 3% of residents east of the Missouri River can get DSL from OrbitCom, Inc. A final option for 1% of residents is fiber optics from CenturyLink.

Businesses in Bismarck have greater access to fiber optics. 73% of commercial users can get fiber optics from Dakota Carrier Networks. Another option from Dakota Carrier Networks for 1% of businesses is copper wire.

Internet Provider types in Bismarck


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

94%
Coverage

Fiber

1%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Bismarck,ND


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Bismarck
79%
USA

Summary of Bismarck Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
CenturyLinkDSL & Fiber100 Mbps2.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Lynch Interactive CorporationDSL768 KbpsN/A
OrbitCom, Inc.DSL3 Mbps3.5/5
BEK Communications CooperativeFiber100 MbpsN/A
Midcontinent CommunicationsCable100 Mbps3.5/5
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.
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