Internet Providers in Egan, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Egan, SD
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.26

Internet Access in Egan, South Dakota

Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers to further validate that data. Pricing and plan information is hand-gathered by our data analysis team. BroadbandNow has aggregated 186 Internet plans for Egan since founding in 2014. FCC coverage data is updated biannually, but frequently gets posted here up to six months ahead of FCC publications thanks to direct data agreements with our partners.

When we're looking at network technology in use within Egan, the most frequently available physical wire Internet technology infrastructures are DSL (28.74 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is delivered by phone lines up on utility poles by corporations such as that own copper phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all major wired Internet services.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Egan. The provider is available to practically one hundred percent of Egan. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of residents with Satellite Internet service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet in Egan is 25 megabits per second download.

Mediacom Cable provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 60 percent availability and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet access for residents of Egan. fixed wireless providers like LTD Broadband can achieve 100 Mbps using direct wireless links.

For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. The average density of broadband competition is 1.98 companies covering each census block. This low level of competition leaves 89.25 percent of residents with only one provider.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Egan, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Egan, South Dakota

  • Mediacom - 60.3% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 28.7% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - 3.5% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - 1.4% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Egan - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Egan

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Egan is the 113th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Garretson and Baltic, but behind Pipestone, Flandreau, 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 800 people in Moody 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.

In Moody County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Egan

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common ISPs currently use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Egan

Provider Type Coverage Speed
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 86.0%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 60.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 28.7%+ 60 Mbps
SpeedConnect Fixed Wireless 17.8%+ 15 Mbps
Vast Broadband Cable 3.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 1.4%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 5.8%+ 50 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 4.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vast Broadband Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps