Internet Service Providers in Corsica, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Corsica, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 11.08 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 20.46%

Internet Access in Corsica, South Dakota

Broadband coverage and competition in Corsica is overall low. 34.57 percent of local residents are limited to one or fewer options for true broadband Internet services. Corsica's level of connectivity ranks at 105th of 338 cities in South Dakota.

Golden West Telecommunications is another common broadband option for Corsica, offering primarily DSL service available to 85 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) or HughesNet are Corsica's most common wired Internet choices.

DSL providers deliver broadband services via phone lines on utility poles. This explains why it is marketed through companies that bundle Internet access with landline phone connections. DSL network technology is available for 85.10 percent of the local population. Refer to the data visualization tools below for more information about how advertised speed, latency, and etc line up with actual performance locally.

The coverage data on this page comes from FCC reporting, requiring companies in Corsica to submit coverage data biannually. By using direct relationships with providers, we are able to further verify public data in comparison to privatized data reported via providers directly. This allows us to create more detailed mapping than governmental resources. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated from real-world speed tests originating from the Corsica area in the M-Labs database. The rest of the data and statistics shown here originate from NTIA and Census data publications.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Corsica, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Santel Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps DSL, Cable, and Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Corsica, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - 85.1% Availability in Corsica - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Midstate - 9.7% Availability in Corsica - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Santel - 4.6% Availability in Corsica - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Corsica - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Corsica - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Corsica

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Corsica is the 105th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Wagner, Parkston, and Platte, but behind Lake Andes and Mitchell.

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

Fiber Availability: 28% of people living in Corsica 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 65% of Corsica 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 Douglas County, approximately 300 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 Corsica

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications DSL, Cable, and Fiber 85.1%+ 100 Mbps
Midstate Communications Fiber 9.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Santel Communications Fiber 4.6%+ 500 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL, Fiber, and Cable 100% 100 Mbps
Santel Communications Fiber 14.0%+ 500 Mbps

Compare Corsica to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Corsica 11.1 Mbps 7 $0.42 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +338 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +104.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )