Internet Providers in Edgemont, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Edgemont, SD
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $119.15

Internet Access in Edgemont, South Dakota

The average Edgemont location can get broadband service through 1.14 providers.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Edgemont.

As a result of the lack of Internet infrastructure, wireless options like satellite Internet are the only technologies with realistic coverage to most households in Edgemont and the surrounding area.

The packages shown above are manually gathered through our research team.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Golden West Telecommunications provides a third choice for coverage in 76 percent of the Edgemont area.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Edgemont, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Range Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Range Telephone Cooperative 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Edgemont, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 76.3% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Range Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 14.8% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - DSL - 15.8% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Range Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 7.2% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Edgemont

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Edgemont is the 56th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hot Springs, Lusk, Custer, and Hill City, but behind Newcastle.

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

Fiber Availability: 83% of people living in Edgemont 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Edgemont

Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Edgemont

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 76.3%+ 100 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative DSL 14.8%+ 50 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 15.8%+ 50 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative Fiber 7.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 100% 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 99.5%+ 50 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative DSL 14.7%+ 50 Mbps
Range Telephone Cooperative Fiber 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Edgemont to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Edgemont 17.7 Mbps 6 $1.81 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +397.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +101.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +98.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +109.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +109.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )