Internet providers in Williston, ND

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Williston internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Williston 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 Williston area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Williston residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in Williston.

There are four internet providers serving the Williston area, and 95.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Williston's four internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Williston

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Williston residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from ViaSat, Inc., which covers 100% of the area.

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 Williston covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Williston 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Williston, $55.00.

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 Williston, $7.86.

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 Williston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Williston's providers, 15 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 Williston covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Williston 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Williston, $55.00.

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, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Williston, $7.86.

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 Williston. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Williston's providers, 15 Mbps.

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Williston, ND internet providers

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Provider
Midcontinent Communications - - Cable 96%
Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - - DSL 73%
Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 16%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 5 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Williston with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 16% of households in Williston. The next fastest internet provider in Williston is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. offers the cheapest internet in Williston with plans starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Williston, $55.00.

Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Williston, covering 16% of the city.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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%.