Internet Providers in Edgemont, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Edgemont, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||10.04 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||13.56%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Edgemont, South Dakota
Internet Access in Edgemont, South Dakota
The average Edgemont location can get broadband service through 1.26 providers.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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
74.4% of consumers in Edgemont900 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||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||Fiber, DSL, and Cable||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Edgemont, South Dakota
- Golden West Telecommunications - 76.3% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Range Telephone Cooperative - 14.8% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Edgemont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Edgemont - 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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
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
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber, DSL, and Cable||76.3%+||100 Mbps|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||14.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL, Fiber, and Cable||100%||100 Mbps|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||13.8%+||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||10 Mbps||7||$3.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +339.1 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps )||18 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +89.7 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +101.7 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +105.3 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|