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Internet providers in 58501

Find internet providers serving the 58501 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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58501 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL92%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
BEK Communications Cooperative $76.50 500 - 2,500 MbpsFiber-optic4.140%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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58501 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 58501 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of North Dakota - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 58501 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 52% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.620% of those living in the 58501 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 58501 area, and 99.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 58501, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 2,500 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Bismarck

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 59 Mbps 61 Mbps DSL
Midcontinent Communications 92 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 62 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
BEK Communications Cooperative 153 Mbps 57 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 58501

The largest internet providers serving the 58501 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Midcontinent Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 58501 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Midcontinent Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Bismarck’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 58501 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 58501 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $56.91.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bismarck, $0.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 58501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 345 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to all households in the 58501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 58501 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $56.91.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bismarck, $0.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 58501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 345 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 58501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 58501 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $56.91.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bismarck, $0.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 58501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 345 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 58501 frequently asked questions

BEK Communications Cooperative is the fastest internet provider in the 58501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,500 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.140% of households in 58501. The next fastest internet provider in the 58501 ZIP code is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Northern Skies offers the cheapest internet in the 58501 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $56.91.

BEK Communications Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 58501 ZIP code, covering 4.140% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.