Internet Providers in Hudson, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Hudson, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. 1. Rise Broadband
    79.1% Available
    79.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-50mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $34.95 - $64.95
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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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 - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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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 - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. CenturyLink
    9% Available
    9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 5. 5. Alliance Communications
    91% Available
    91%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
  • 6. 6. Consolidated
    10.8% Available
    10.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
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    2 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-20mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Free professional installation.
    • Price Range: $24.95 - $81.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 7. 7. Vast Broadband
    4.1% Available
    4.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    15 Mbps
    Download
  • 1. 1. Rise Broadband
    70% Available
    70%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    4 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $80.94 - $120.94
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Rise Broadband
    70% Available
    70%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    4 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $80.94 - $120.94
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. CenturyLink Business
    2.8% Available
    2.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
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    0.896 Mbps
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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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. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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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 Hudson, South Dakota

For less densely populated areas such as Hudson, fixed wireless from towers and mobile LTE-type technologies are the primary broadband choice. FCC records and our directly reported datasets indicate little to no wired broadband availability for residential purposes. That said, fixed wireless Internet provides a workable alternative available to 79.07 percent of the local area.

Alliance Communications is also a common Internet choice for Hudson, offering primarily Fiber service with coverage in 91 percent of Hudson.

Most Hudson homes have 2 providers with service at their address. Competition is good for consumers. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability. This choice isn't universal, though — as a surprising 82.02 of the local population still has only one option for broadband Internet service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Hudson's primary wired broadband choices.

Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data collected from providers. Average statistics about speed data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google search results. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-sourced pricing and plan details on 187 Internet packages in Hudson as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Hudson, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Alliance Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 91.0%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 9.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 79.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Vast Broadband 15 Mbps DSL 9m 6s 4.1%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s 10.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hudson

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Hudson is the 110th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hawarden and Inwood, but behind Rock Valley, Alcester, and Canton.

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

Approximately 600 people in Lincoln 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: 93% of people living in Hudson 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 Lincoln County, approximately 5,000 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 Video Streaming in Hudson

Data from our researchers shows that many of the common providers in Hudson place a limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a tactic to stop video streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Hudson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hudson 23.8 Mbps 8 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +510.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +125 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +136.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )