Internet Providers in Big Stone City, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Big Stone City, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. CenturyLink
    15.2% Available
    15.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. RC Technologies
    57.7% Available
    57.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
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  • 5. 5. Midco
    44.7% Available
    44.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $34.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. Farmers Mutual Telephone Company
    1.9% Available
    1.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $74.95 - $84.95
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Big Stone City, South Dakota

Zooming in on broadband service technologies, cable Internet is currently the primary high-speed network type within Big Stone City limits. It is the only high speed Internet option for most all blocks in Big Stone City.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Big Stone City.

The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered by our research team. The 27 packages displayed are the most current out of 183 broadband packages we've gathered in Big Stone City to date.

Midco is one of the top three providers in Big Stone City, available to 44 percent of local addresses. RC Technologies is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality.

For more info, explore the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. You'll find that the average density of market availability is 1.26 companies in each census block. This leaves 93.49 percent of residents with only one option, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Big Stone City, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 44.7%
Farmers Mutual Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.9%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 15.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Big Stone City

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Big Stone City is the 67th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Appleton, Dawson, Milbank, and Ortonville, but behind Madison.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Grant 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.

Fiber Availability: 8% of people living in Big Stone City have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Grant County, approximately 1,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Big Stone City

Data collected by our research team suggests that popular ISPs currently place a limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because customers view them as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Big Stone City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Big Stone City 71.3 Mbps 7 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +463.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +77.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +89.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.66 ( + $0.00 )