Internet Providers in Gettysburg, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gettysburg, SD
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $108.97

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 1,766 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



Gettysburg, SD

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Gettysburg, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Venture Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority 150 Mbps Fiber 54s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gettysburg, South Dakota

  • Venture - Fiber - 93.0% Availability in Gettysburg - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority - Fiber - 7.0% Availability in Gettysburg - Speeds up to 150 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gettysburg - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gettysburg - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gettysburg

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Gettysburg is the 205th most connected city in South Dakota behind Fort Pierre, Mobridge, Pierre, Miller, and Ipswich.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Gettysburg 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.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Gettysburg

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Venture Communications Fiber 93.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Celerity Broadband Fixed Wireless 91.7%+ 40 Mbps
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority Fiber 7.0%+ 150 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Venture Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Celerity Broadband Fixed Wireless 71.6%+ 40 Mbps
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority Fiber 14.8%+ 150 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.0%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Gettysburg to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gettysburg 146.1 Mbps 5 $1.53 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +269.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -27.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -29.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -18.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -18.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )