Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Fargo – Population 245,471
Bismarck – Population 132,678
Grand Forks – Population 102,299
The largest metro area in North Dakota is Fargo with a population of 245,471.00. This is followed by the Bismarck metro area, with a population of 132,678.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
(Select all that apply)
66% get DSL
64% get Cable
43% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
In partnership with EduTech, which has been providing technical assistance to North Dakota’s schools for nearly twenty years, the North Dakota Information Technology Department will make broadband training subgrants available to local teams of adult education teachers and administrators. The subgrants will cover the cost of “train-the-trainer” training for the local team and will offset the cost for the local team to provide training to the other adult educator staff and faculty within that district.
ND Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.