Internet Providers in Frederick, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Frederick, SD
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 20
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $84.73

Internet Access in Frederick, South Dakota

There are 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Frederick. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers.

Viasat Internet 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 134th in terms of the amount of broadband availability per address.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
James Valley Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Frederick, South Dakota

  • James Valley Telecommunications - DSL - 93.3% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 33.4% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • James Valley Telecommunications - Fiber - 33.4% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • DRN - Fiber - 8.9% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Valley Telecommunications - Fiber - 2.4% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frederick - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Frederick

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Frederick is the 134th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Groton and Britton, but behind Aberdeen, Oakes, and Ellendale.

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 Brown 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: 42% of people living in Frederick 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.

Approximately 36% of Frederick residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Brown County, approximately 4,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Frederick

Provider Type Coverage Speed
James Valley Telecommunications DSL 93.3%+ 50 Mbps
James Valley Telecommunications Fixed Wireless 93.3%+ 25 Mbps
Midco Cable 33.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
James Valley Telecommunications Fiber 33.4%+ 1,000 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 Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
James Valley Telecommunications Fiber 0.9%+ 500 Mbps
Midco Business Cable 0.5%+ 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 19.1 Mbps 9 $0.50 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +396.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +108.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +108.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )