Internet Providers in Emery, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Emery, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $101.85

Internet Access in Emery, South Dakota

Data here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers to validate that information, down to the census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other information is aggregated manually by our data division. We have aggregated 100 broadband deals in Emery. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 36 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.

Viasat Internet is the most common choice for Emery residents. virtually one hundred percent of Emery census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet for Emery is 25 Mbps.

97.53 percent of residents (700 residents total) have a single choice for wired Internet.

Looking at network technologies installed around Emery, the most common wired Internet technology infrastructures are Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (practically one hundred percent coverage). Fiber is composed of newer, more modern Fiber-optical lines composed of thousands of glass or plastic strands which can send digital data using light. Fiber outputs better download rates and reliability, although it may switch to copper cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Copper technology can hamper performance, but they are almost always better than cable or DSL.

Aside from the Internet providers detailed above, TrioTel Communications is another option to consider. They have coverage in close to one hundred percent of Emery.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Emery, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TrioTel Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Santel Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Emery, South Dakota

  • TrioTel - Fiber - 99.9% Availability in Emery - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Santel - Fiber - 1.8% Availability in Emery - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Emery - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Emery - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Emery

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Emery is the 290th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Salem, but behind Mitchell, Parker, Freeman, and Parkston.

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

Approximately 300 people in Hanson 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: 100% of people living in Emery 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.

In Hanson County, approximately 400 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 in Emery

Data collected by our research team shows that common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users see them as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Emery

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TrioTel Communications Fiber 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Santel Communications Fiber 1.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TrioTel Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Santel Communications Fiber 4.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Emery to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Emery 27.8 Mbps 4 $0.85 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +387.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +91.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +88.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +99.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )