Internet Providers in Caputa, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Caputa, SD
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $76.46

Internet Access in Caputa, South Dakota

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Caputa. HughesNet is also widely available.

Wireless technologies (LTE, satellite, etc) suffer from a variety of caveats that make wireless less than preferable for broadband Internet connectivity. data limits are the biggest inconvenience.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Satellite provides backup broadband options for Caputa residents who don't have access to wired service.

For a granular look at broadband competition around the area, activate the map below. Averaged across all addresses, the average density of market availability is 1.85 companies in each census block. This leaves 88.27 percent of consumers with inadequate wired Internet coverage.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Caputa, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Caputa, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 13.6% Availability in Caputa - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - DSL - 36.4% Availability in Caputa - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 35.2% Availability in Caputa - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Caputa - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Caputa - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Caputa

Caputa Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Caputa is the 55th most connected city in South Dakota behind Ellsworth Afb, Black Hawk, Rapid City, Hermosa, and Box Elder.

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 Pennington 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: 14% of people living in Caputa 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 Pennington County, approximately 5,000 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 Caputa

Data from our market researchers shows that many of the popular ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since customers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Caputa

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Western Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 13.6%+ 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 36.4%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 35.2%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 59.4%+ 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 100% 50 Mbps
Western Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 20.0%+ 60 Mbps