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Internet providers in West Fargo, ND

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West Fargo, ND internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL64%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic20%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsDSL26%
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West Fargo internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in West Fargo 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 West Fargo area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of West Fargo residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 48% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.610% of those living in West Fargo.

There are seven internet providers serving the West Fargo area, and 99.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Fargo's seven internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in West Fargo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Sparklight 122 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
702 Communications 86 Mbps 104 Mbps Wireless
Midcontinent Communications 50 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Communications 73 Mbps 57 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in West Fargo

The largest internet providers in West Fargo are CenturyLink and Sparklight bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to West Fargo.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most West Fargo residents, covering 64% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 20% of the area. West Fargo’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 100% of West Fargo residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in West Fargo covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in West Fargo 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 West Fargo, $52.50.

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 West Fargo, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in West Fargo. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Fargo's providers, 388 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

20%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in West Fargo covering 20% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in West Fargo, $52.50.

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 West Fargo, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in West Fargo. These download speeds are available to 20% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Fargo's providers, 388 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in West Fargo covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in West Fargo, $52.50.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Fargo, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in West Fargo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Fargo's providers, 388 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in West Fargo and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in West Fargo at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in West Fargo at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many West Fargo residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Consolidated Communications is the fastest internet provider in West Fargo with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 26% of households in West Fargo. The next fastest internet provider in West Fargo is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in West Fargo with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Fargo, $52.50.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in West Fargo, covering 20% of the city. 702 Communications also offers fiber internet in West Fargo and is available to 9.670% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.