Internet providers in Dickinson, ND

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Dickinson, ND internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.139%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Consolidated Telcom $34.83 50 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Consolidated Telcom $34.83 50 - 20 MbpsCable98%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable77%
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Dickinson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Dickinson 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 Dickinson area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Dickinson residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Dickinson.

There are five internet providers serving the Dickinson area, and 98.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dickinson's five internet providers, prices start at $34.83 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Dickinson

The largest internet providers in Dickinson are CenturyLink and Consolidated Telcom bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Dickinson.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Dickinson residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Consolidated Telcom, which covers 100% of the area. Dickinson’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Telcom, offers cable to around 98% of Dickinson residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Dickinson covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Dickinson 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $47.95.

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 Dickinson, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Dickinson. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dickinson's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Consolidated Telcom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Consolidated Telcom

Starting price*
$34.83/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Consolidated Telcom offers broadband to all households in Dickinson covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Consolidated Telcom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Dickinson than other internet types.

Internet prices for Consolidated Telcom start at $34.83/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $47.95.

Consolidated Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dickinson, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Telcom offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Dickinson. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dickinson's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Consolidated Telcom cable internet

Provider

Consolidated Telcom

Starting price*
$34.83/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Consolidated Telcom offers broadband to nearly all households in Dickinson covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Consolidated Telcom start at $34.83/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $47.95.

Consolidated Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dickinson, $1.02.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Telcom offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Dickinson. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Dickinson's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Dickinson, you’ll likely have options from fiber-optic, DSL, and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Dickinson, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dickinson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dickinson at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Dickinson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dickinson residents, 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson fiber-optic, DSL, and cable internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Dickinson with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.139% of households in Dickinson. The next fastest internet provider in Dickinson is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Consolidated Telcom offers the cheapest internet in Dickinson with plans starting at $34.83/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $47.95.

Consolidated Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dickinson, covering 100% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Dickinson and is available to 0.139% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.