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Internet providers in Dickinson, ND

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Dickinson, ND internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.139%
Consolidated Telcom $35.99 -Fiber-optic100%
Consolidated Telcom $35.99 -Cable98%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 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 cable, which covers 98% of Dickinson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 77% 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 $35.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dickinson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Midcontinent Communications 126 Mbps 68 Mbps Cable

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*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $54.19.

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 Dickinson, $0.74.

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 Dickinson. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster 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*
$35.99/mo.
Max download speed

null 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 $35.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $54.19.

Consolidated Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.36 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dickinson, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Telcom offers download speeds up to null 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*
$35.99/mo.
Max download speed

null 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 $35.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $54.19.

Consolidated Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.36 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dickinson, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Telcom offers download speeds up to null 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dickinson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Dickinson with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 77% of households in Dickinson. The next fastest internet provider in Dickinson is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Consolidated Telcom offers the cheapest internet in Dickinson with plans starting at $35.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dickinson, $54.19.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.