Internet Service Providers in Chancellor, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chancellor, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 175.18 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 55.91%

Internet Access in Chancellor, South Dakota

Chancellor features a total of 10 broadband providers offering residential service. If you include business Internet, there are 15 companies available locally, such as Rise Broadband and Vast Broadband.

So far as Internet availability, the average location in Chancellor will have 3-4 providers serving their location, or exactly 3.42 providers in each census block. Still, 87.67 percent of Chancellor residents have one option for Internet service.

The data on this page comes via FCC reports specific to Chancellor. Coverage data is confirmed using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to output more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speed of listed Internet plans is sourced thanks to our research team, who gather thousands of plans every year. We've gathered 149 Chancellor Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 30 Internet or bundled packages currently active in the area.

Taking a look now at network technology with significant infrastructure already built within the area, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection types are DSL (65.44 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (50.19 percent coverage). DSL Internet service is delivered over telephone wires up on utility poles by providers like Vast Broadband that historically provided phone service. DSL is the slowest of all major wired Internet options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They offer coverage for near one hundred percent of Chancellor residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to stream SD videos over WiFi, but becomes problematic when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth applications like video conferencing, cloud apps, and etc. Refer to the availability maps on this page to compare Internet options on a granular level.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Chancellor with 10 of those offering residential service
  • Chancellor is the 69th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hartford, but behind Tea, Harrisburg, Lennox, and Parker.
  • The fastest zip code in Chancellor for February 2021 is 57015. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Chancellor, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps DSL and Cable 8s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
CenturyLink 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chancellor, South Dakota

  • Vast Broadband - 65.4% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 50.2% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - 10.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 2.8% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chancellor

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Chancellor is the 69th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hartford, but behind Tea, Harrisburg, Lennox, and Parker.

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 Turner 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: 10% of people living in Chancellor 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.

As of this month, 57015 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Chancellor.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Turner County, approximately 2,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Chancellor

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vast Broadband DSL, Cable, and Fixed Wireless 65.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 50.2%+ 50 Mbps
Leap Communications Fixed Wireless 38.8%+ 20 Mbps
SpeedConnect Fixed Wireless 26.7%+ 15 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 10.0%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.8%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 48.5%+ 50 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 12.0%+ 100 Mbps
SDN Communications Fiber 3.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 2.3%+ 40 Mbps
Vast Broadband Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Chancellor to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chancellor 175.2 Mbps 10 $2.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +173.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -68.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -75.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -63.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -59.9 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )