Internet Providers in Barnard, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Barnard, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 50 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Barnard, South Dakota

Barnard currently features two main Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Barnard.

The average Barnard home has 2 providers that are able to service at their location. Competition is good. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability at a given address. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however. even in 2021, a surprising 100 of residents still have only one or fewer options for true broadband Internet services.

James Valley Telecommunications is another commonly available broadband option for Barnard. They offer primarily DSL service in practically one hundred percent of the area. James Valley Telecommunications is another alternative wireless service for virtually one hundred percent of the area, although it requires roof access or proximity to a James Valley Telecommunications tower or access point.

DSL providers deliver broadband service via phone lines. This is why DSL is purchased through corporations that bundle Internet access with telephone connections. DSL network technology is available for close to one hundred percent of Barnard. You can refer to the graphs directly below for more information about how provider-promised speeds align with real-world speedsrecorded by local subscribers.

The coverage data on this page comes via FCC reporting. Internet providers in Barnard are legally required to submit deployment data biannually. By using direct relationships with providers nationally, we are able to verify this data against private data submitted by Internet providers directly. This helps us to produce better mapping than government tools. Between 2014–2021 our team has crunched 88 rows of data on Internet access in Barnard. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Barnard households from M-Labs, which is integrated with Google search and BroadbandNow.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Barnard, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
James Valley Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Barnard

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Barnard is the 227th most connected city in South Dakota behind Aberdeen, Oakes, Ellendale, Ipswich, and Groton.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Brown County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Brown County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.