Internet Service Providers in Colome, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Colome, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||16.34 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||100 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.8%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Colome, South Dakota
Internet Access in Colome, South Dakota
Colome currently has two main Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has download speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage for close to one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they offer Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of Colome and advertised download speeds of 25 Mbps.
As of recent government reporting, 97.59 percent of households (700 residents total) have a single choice for wired broadband.
The data listed here comes from FCC filings. Data is validated through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more useful resources than governmental websites. Speeds and pricing data is sourced thanks to our research and analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually.
In terms of network technologies installed across the Colome area, the most widespread wired Internet technology infrastructures are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (99.20 percent coverage). Fiber is composed of more modern fiber-optic transmission lines composed of thousands of glass strands that can transmit Internet data using light. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to coaxial cables once in the "last mile." Coaxial last mile connections hamper performance, but are almost always better than regular cable or DSL.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Golden West Telecommunications also serves the area with a top speed of 100 Mbps. See the interactive map below to compare how many options are available at a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
97.6% of consumers in Colome700 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 Colome, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Colome, South Dakota
- Golden West Telecommunications - 99.2% Availability in Colome - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Colome - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Colome - 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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Colome
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber and DSL||99.2%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber and DSL||100%||100 Mbps|
Compare Colome to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +332.8 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps )||18 ( +18 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +83.4 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +95.4 Mbps )||21 ( +21 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +99 Mbps )||9 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|