Internet Providers in Freeman, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Freeman, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile Home Internet
    23.4% Available
    23.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Ultra Home Internet
    23.4% Available
    23.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 5. 5. Golden West Telecommunications
    95.8% Available
    95.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $61.95 - $101.95

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
    Download
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 6. 6. Vast Broadband
    5.3% Available
    5.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    8 Mbps
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  • 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $61.95 - $101.95

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
    Download
    View Golden West Telecommunications Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Freeman, South Dakota

Information on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to enhance the data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually by our market research team. We have analyzed 123 Internet plans in Freeman. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 16 records as of 2022. 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.

96.74 percent of Freeman is without a choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected fact, since competition between providers in the area is not strong. Residences in the local area have 1 options for service.

The main issue with wireless being the only major option is that, compared to wired broadband like cable, wireless service has lower speeds and data caps. This makes it challenging to use for Hulu, video conferencing, and other high-bandwidth apps.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Freeman's most common wired Internet options.

Besides the Internet options listed above, Golden West Telecommunications provides a third option for coverage in 95 percent of Freeman.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Freeman with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Freeman is the 246th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Parkston and Salem, but behind Tea, Lennox, and Parker.

Internet Statistics 2022

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1,000 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 Freeman, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber 32s 95.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 23.4%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 23.4%
Vast Broadband 8 Mbps DSL 17m 4s 5.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Freeman

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Freeman is the 246th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Parkston and Salem, but behind Tea, Lennox, and Parker.

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

Approximately 14 people in Hutchinson 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: 96% of people living in Freeman 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 Hutchinson County, approximately 14 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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Freeman

Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in the area use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because customers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Freeman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Freeman 20.9 Mbps 6 $2.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +524.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +140.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +160 Mbps ) 19 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +165.7 Mbps ) 26 ( +20 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +158.2 Mbps ) 10 ( +4 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )