Internet Service Providers in Bridgewater, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Bridgewater, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||12.64 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||22.23%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Bridgewater, South Dakota
Internet Access in Bridgewater, South Dakota
FCC datasets are the backbone of Bridgewater Internet availability facts listed here. Since launching in 2014, we've crunched 1,702 rows of governmental and private data about broadband availability within Bridgewater. We currently have limited speed test information on the Bridgewater area. We've only seen 156 IP-verifiable records over the past year. With this in mind, residents should look to the advertised download speeds in the listings above.
40.68 percent of Bridgewater is currently without a choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected fact seeing as market competition between providers is low. Residences in the local area usually have 1-2 options for service.
Golden West Telecommunications is also a common Internet option in Bridgewater, offering DSL connections with coverage in 80 percent of the area.
DSL Internet providers like Golden West Telecommunications deliver Internet services using telephone lines. This explains why DSL is typically sold through telecom companies that bundle Internet access with telephone plans. DSL Internet is available to 80.36 percent of the area. Refer to the data visualization tools directly below for more information about how marketed speed and performance align with user-tested performance in the area.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They have Internet coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to practically one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 Mbps will be enough to view standard definition videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or modern services such as video chat, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the coverage map on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
40.7% of consumers in Bridgewater400 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 Bridgewater, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|TrioTel Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||DSL, Cable, and Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bridgewater, South Dakota
- Golden West Telecommunications - 80.4% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- TrioTel - 2.9% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bridgewater - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet access in Bridgewater neighborhoods
Bridgewater Internet access info is available in the following neighborhoods: Dolton.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Bridgewater
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL, Cable, and Fiber||80.4%+||100 Mbps|
|TrioTel Communications||Fiber||2.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL, Fiber, and Cable||100%||100 Mbps|
|TrioTel Communications||Fiber||11.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Bridgewater to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bridgewater||12.6 Mbps||6||$1.69 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +336.5 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +87.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +99.1 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|