Internet Providers in Highmore, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Highmore, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $115.55

Internet Access in Highmore, South Dakota

Internet service coverage and competition between providers in the Highmore area is low when compared to other South Dakota cities. 100 percent of the population have one or fewer choices for true broadband services. Highmore's connectivity ranks 307th out of 338 cities in South Dakota.

Taking a look at network technologies available within the area, we see that the most widespread physical wire Internet tech options are Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (practically one hundred percent coverage). Fiber is built on more modern Fiber-optical lines composed of densely packed glass or plastic strands that can send digital data as light. Thanks in part to fiber infrastructure, Internet speeds around Highmore rank 17.18 percent higher than the South Dakota average. Fiber outputs stronger speeds, but sometimes switch over to slower copper wiring in the "last mile" near subscribers. As a result, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" speeds.

The data on this page comes via FCC reports. Then, it is cross-validated through private data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data about pricing and speed of specific Internet plans is sourced through our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Highmore. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Highmore. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet in Highmore is 25 Mbps download.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Venture Communications also serves Highmore with a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. Providers like Celerity Broadband can deliver as much as 2 Mbps using wireless links. Explore the map below to compare broadband coverage on the census block level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares with other Highmore options in consumer speed tests.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Highmore with 4 of those offering residential service
  • Highmore is the 307th most connected city in South Dakota behind Fort Pierre, Pierre, Miller, Chamberlain, and Gettysburg.
  • The fastest zip code in Highmore for April 2021 is 57345. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Highmore, SD

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 Highmore, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Venture Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Highmore, South Dakota

  • Venture - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Highmore - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Highmore - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Highmore - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Highmore

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Highmore is the 307th most connected city in South Dakota behind Fort Pierre, Pierre, Miller, Chamberlain, and Gettysburg.

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 Highmore 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.

As of this month, 57345 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Highmore.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Highmore

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Venture Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Celerity Broadband Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Venture Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Celerity Broadband Fixed Wireless 20.1%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Highmore to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Highmore 82.7 Mbps 4 $1.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +332.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +36.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +33.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +44.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +44.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )