Internet Service Providers in Ipswich, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ipswich, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||5|
|Average Speed Test Result:||26.84 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||6.11%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ipswich, South Dakota
Internet Access in Ipswich, South Dakota
Ipswich Internet availability data on BroadbandNow is calculated based on FCC Form 477 databases. Then, we ensure the data is scrubbed for issues against privatized lit address records. We've examined 3,175 rows of FCC and private data about broadband availability in Ipswich. Our research division has hand-gathered price data for 156 Internet plans in Ipswich. There is limited speed test information for the Ipswich area. Data is limited to 22 total records in the last twelve month period. Shoppers should note providers' advertised download speeds shown above.
Midco is also a commonly available broadband choice for Ipswich, offering mainly Cable connections with coverage in 67 percent of the area. Northern Valley Communications offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of Ipswich, although it requires roof access and line of site with a Northern Valley Communications tower or access point.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Ipswich.
Before considering specifics of Internet providers with service in different parts of the area, the two primary options are cable and fiber at most addresses. Fiber cabling is frequently built to replace phone line-based DSL, since replacing DSL lines with fiber is commonly more affordable long-term than the alternative of maintaining the older DSL infrastructure. Even without considering cost, fiber optics also allows better speed (1,000 Mbps as opposed to the 5–15 Mbps or so DSL allows).
The average Ipswich home is faced with 3-4 choices for home Internet (exactly 3.2 per census block), which is better thanaverage in the state. Ipswich is currently the 153rd most-connected metro area in South Dakota, measured by number of providers per block. Underserved blocks are low, with only 700 stuck with a single broadband choice. Activate the map on this page to see network data about neighborhoods within Ipswich.
Internet Statistics 2021
33.0% of consumers in Ipswich700 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 Ipswich, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Valley Telecommunications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s|
|Northern Valley Communications||500 Mbps||Fiber||16s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ipswich, South Dakota
- Valley Telecommunications - 67.3% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Midco - 67.3% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 28.2% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- NVC - 15.9% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ipswich - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ipswich
|Northern Valley Communications||Fiber and Fixed Wireless||100%||500 Mbps|
|Valley Telecommunications||Fiber and DSL||67.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||12.7%+||60 Mbps|
|Midco Business||Cable||2.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Northern Valley Communications||Fiber||1.8%+||250 Mbps|
Compare Ipswich to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ipswich||26.8 Mbps||8||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +322.3 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +80.3 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +72.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +84.9 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +88.5 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|