Internet providers in 58503

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Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL68%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic2.338%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
BEK Communications Cooperative $66.50 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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58503 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 58503 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 58503 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in the 58503 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 58503 area, and 89.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 58503, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 58503

The largest internet providers serving the 58503 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Midcontinent Communications, and BEK Communications Cooperative bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 58503 ZIP code, covering 68% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Midcontinent Communications, which covers 96% of the area. Bismarck’s third most-available internet provider, BEK Communications Cooperative, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of residents in the 58503 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 58503 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $50.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bismarck, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 58503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 58503 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 58503 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $50.23.

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, $0.51.

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 58503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 375 Mbps.

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BEK Communications Cooperative fiber-optic internet

Provider

BEK Communications Cooperative

Starting price*
$66.5/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

500 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from BEK Communications Cooperative offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 58503 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from BEK Communications Cooperative is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 58503 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for BEK Communications Cooperative start at $66.5/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $50.23.

BEK Communications Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 500 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bismarck, $0.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, BEK Communications Cooperative offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 500 Mbps in 58503 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bismarck's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 58503 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 58503 and the greater Bismarck area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Bismarck at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Bismarck at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 58503 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Bismarck may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Bismarck cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 58503 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 58503 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 58503. The next fastest internet provider in the 58503 ZIP code is BEK Communications Cooperative, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 10% of the area.

Northern Skies offers the cheapest internet in the 58503 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bismarck, $50.23.

BEK Communications Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 58503 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 58503 and is available to 2.338% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.