Internet providers in Wahpeton, ND

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Wahpeton internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in Wahpeton 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 Wahpeton area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Wahpeton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.550% of those living in Wahpeton.

There are six internet providers serving the Wahpeton area, and 95.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wahpeton's six internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Wahpeton

The largest internet providers in Wahpeton are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Wahpeton.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Wahpeton residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Wahpeton’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Wahpeton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Wahpeton covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Wahpeton 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wahpeton, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wahpeton, $5.89.

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 Wahpeton. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Wahpeton's providers, 43 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Wahpeton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wahpeton 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Wahpeton, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wahpeton, $5.89.

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 Wahpeton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wahpeton's providers, 43 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Wahpeton covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Wahpeton 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wahpeton, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wahpeton, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Wahpeton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Wahpeton's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Wahpeton, ND internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable95%
VAL-ED Joint Venture L.L.P. - -DSL56%
VAL-ED Joint Venture L.L.P. - -Fiber-optic1.554%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Wahpeton with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Wahpeton. The next fastest internet provider in Wahpeton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 96% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Wahpeton with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Wahpeton, $53.00.

VAL-ED Joint Venture L.L.P. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wahpeton, covering 1.554% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.