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PLUG IN TO RURAL INTERNET WITH DISH

Order internet from a satellite TV provider that understands the need for rural broadband.
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THE RUNDOWN ON RURAL INTERNET OPTIONS

If you live in a small town or rural community, you’ve probably called a few well-known broadband and cable internet service providers only to hear, “Sorry, we’re not available there.” Click below to learn why that happens and how alternative internet providers overcome these challenges to offer fast and reliable internet for rural areas.

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SAVE ON RURAL TV AND INTERNET WITH DISH

Stop hunting for fast rural internet access now. DISH has a tidy collection of internet options for rural areas right here, and when you place your order today, you can lock in savings on both rural TV and internet options.

Call now to start watching the same TV and surfing the same internet you’d get with any big-city service provider.

DISH INTERNET PARTNERS FOR RURAL AREAS

Frontier FiOS

Frontier FiOS Internet sends signal over a 100% fiber-optic network, enabling mind-blowing speeds with little to no lag.

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Pros
  • Speeds as fast as 940 Mbps
  • Supports tons of devices and activities on one connection
  • Highly reliable signal even with multiple users sharing the network
Cons
  • Less availability in rural communities
  • Can be more expensive

Frontier

Frontier delivers rural high-speed internet over existing phone lines using a DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) connection.

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Pros
  • Allows you to use the internet without tying up your phone line
  • Speeds as fast as 45 Mbps with Frontier
  • Widely available
Cons
  • Limited speeds in some areas
  • Signal isn’t as reliable as fiber

Viasat

Viasat satellite internet service sends signal from satellites orbiting the planet to a dish mounted on or near your home.

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Pros
  • Speeds as fast as 100 Mbps
  • Unlimited rural internet data plans
  • Wireless signal available virtually anywhere in the contiguous US
Cons
  • Limited availability of certain speeds and data plans
  • Speeds may slow after you hit your soft data cap

CHOOSING YOUR RURAL INTERNET PLAN SPEED

Most rural internet providers offer enough speed for daily tasks like paying bills online, chatting with friends, or checking your inbox for today’s deals. Take a look at the guidelines below to choose a plan speed, or for help deciding, call and talk through your family’s internet use with one of our specialists.

Less than 25 Mbps
< 25 Mbps

Email, chat, shopping, banking, podcasts, radio, voice calls

1–2 devices

25-50 Mbps
25–50 Mbps

Streaming, video calls, telecommuting, learning platforms

3–5 devices

50-100+ Mbps
50–100+ Mbps

4K streaming, gaming, videoconferencing

6+ devices