Internet Providers in Howes, South Dakota

Residential Internet Statistics for Howes, SD
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $48
Top Download Speed: 250 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Howes, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    7.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    7.9% Available
  • 4. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
    73.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    73.9% Available
  • 5. 5. Western Communications
    26.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    26.1% Available
  • 6. 6. Golden West Telecommunications
    24.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    24.8% Available
  • 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Western Communications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 3. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
    77.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    77.6% Available
  • 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    19.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    19.5% Available

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Internet Access in Howes, South Dakota

As evidence in the listings on this page, wireless Internet provides the only realistic broadband source available for Howes residents.

Viasat Internet is the most common choice in Howes. practically one hundred percent of the Howes area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely followup choice in the area, serving near one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Howes is 25 Mbps.

The average home in Howes has 2 wired Internet service providers available. 20.44 percent of the Howes area — 64 people in total — are limited to one or fewer options. DSL and cable Internet usually provide the best price for home use.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority provides a common alternative, serving Howes with 73 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet for residents of Howes. fixed wireless providers such as Western Communications are able to offer 30 Mbps or more over wireless links.

Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data and privatized data collected from telecoms. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have hand-filed package pricing and service data for 105 Internet offerings within the Howes market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Howes, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 73.9%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 24.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 7.9%
Howes is the 11th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Black Hawk, Box Elder, and Eagle Butte, but behind Ellsworth Afb and Rapid City.

Reference

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

Fiber Availability: 81% of people living in Howes have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 80% of Howes residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

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

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