Internet Providers in Colton, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Colton, South Dakota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    64.6% Available
    64.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 4. 4. Midco
    50.1% Available
    50.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $34.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. LTD
    16.1% Available
    16.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $120
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. SpeedConnect
    8% Available
    8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
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    2 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-15mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $69.95
  • 7. 7. Alliance Communications
    4.8% Available
    4.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Colton, South Dakota

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from biannual FCC broadband coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to validate the information. Plane and pricing information shown here is collected manually through our data division. We've found and verified 148 Internet plans in Colton since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 8 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Taking a look now at network tech available the area, the most frequently available wired Internet tech types are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber and DSL (64.58 percent coverage).

Golden West Telecommunications is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 64 percent coverage and a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet access in Colton. fixed wireless outfits like LTD Broadband can deliver 100 Mbps over direct wireless technology.

39.14 percent of households (500 residents total) have a single option for home residential broadband, or none at all.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Colton as measured by coverage area. These providers frequently cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Colton.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Colton, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 50.1%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 64.6%
Alliance Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 4.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Colton

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Colton is the 106th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hartford and Baltic, but behind Sioux Falls, Madison, and Dell Rapids.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 400 people in Minnehaha 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: 43% of people living in Colton 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.

Approximately 61% of Colton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Minnehaha County, approximately 1,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Colton

Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a tactic to discourage streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Colton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Colton 20.5 Mbps 8 $0.56 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +513.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +128.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +140.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +149 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +141.6 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )