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Internet Providers in Gettysburg, South Dakota
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Internet Access in Gettysburg, South Dakota
Information on BroadbandNow is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to validate that data. Plan, pricing, and other information is hand-gathered manually through our market research division. To date, we've analyzed 113 bundled broadband plans in Gettysburg since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,171 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.
Looking at the less well-developed areas in Gettysburg, as many as 1,000 people have only one (or zero) options for wired Internet service.
Venture Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Gettysburg as measured by coverage area, available to 92 percent of residents. Celerity Broadband is another company worth knowing about. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it can be an interchangeable service quality in some cases.
Fixed wireless Internet service is the top broadband option much of the Gettysburg population. Fixed wireless is usually better than Internet options like satellite Internet. Our data shows that 91.65 percent of of the population have access to service from fixed wireless.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Gettysburg as measured by coverage area. The more common providers often cover the same addresses in most blocks around Gettysburg.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Gettysburg1,000 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 Gettysburg, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Venture Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||93.0%|
|Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority||150 Mbps||Fiber||54s||7.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Gettysburg
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the top providers currently use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Gettysburg to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gettysburg||159.5 Mbps||5||$0.61 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +374.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -10.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +1.1 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +10 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +2.6 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|