Internet Service Providers in Frederick, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Frederick, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||17.57 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||57.66%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Frederick, South Dakota
Internet Access in Frederick, South Dakota
There are 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Frederick. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Frederick's most common wired broadband providers.
Remember that since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice annually and only published six or more months later, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
DSL providers connect customers to Internet service over phone lines on utility poles. This is why it often comes through telecom companies that historically offered phone service. DSL network technology is serviceable to 93.25 percent of area addresses. Refer to the graphs directly below to get an idea of how the promised speed and performance align with actual performance.
In summary, the average Frederick resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. For South Dakota, this is around the norm. Frederick ranks 130th in terms of the amount of broadband availability per address.
Internet Statistics 2021
64.4% of consumers in Frederick300 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 Frederick, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Dickey Rural Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Valley Telecommunications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|James Valley Telecommunications||500 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Frederick, South Dakota
- James Valley Telecommunications - 93.3% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
- Midco - 32.8% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- DRN - 8.9% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Valley Telecommunications - 2.4% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Frederick - 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.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Frederick
|James Valley Telecommunications||DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless||93.3%+||500 Mbps|
|Dickey Rural Networks||Fiber||8.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Northern Valley Communications||Fixed Wireless||7.7%+||25 Mbps|
|Valley Telecommunications||Fiber||2.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|James Valley Telecommunications||Fiber||0.9%+||250 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||0.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Frederick to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Frederick||17.6 Mbps||9||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +331.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +89.5 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +82.1 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +94.1 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +97.7 Mbps )||9||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|