Internet Providers in Chancellor, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Chancellor, SD
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.23

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.

Since many houses come pre-wired for one telephone (DSL) company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Chancellor households have 2 wired broadband options to choose from. 91.36% of Chancellor residents are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of alternative technologies available, DSL and cable Internet services usually offer the best pricing for home use.

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 165 Chancellor Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 32 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 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.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Cable 8s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Vast Broadband 15 Mbps DSL 9m 6s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Chancellor, South Dakota

  • Vast Broadband - Cable - 30.4% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - DSL - 65.4% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 15 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 50.2% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 10.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 2.8% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Chancellor - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chancellor

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Chancellor is the 96th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Parker and Hartford, but behind Tea, Harrisburg, and Lennox.

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.

In Turner County, approximately 3,000 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 Cable 30.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vast Broadband DSL 65.4%+ 15 Mbps
Vast Broadband Fixed Wireless 64.2%+ 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 50.2%+ 50 Mbps
Leap Communications Fixed Wireless 33.9%+ 25 Mbps
SpeedConnect Fixed Wireless 26.7%+ 15 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 10.0%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 48.5%+ 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 12.0%+ 100 Mbps
SDN Communications Fiber 3.2%+ 1,000 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 203 Mbps 10 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +212.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -84.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -86.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -75.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -75.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )