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Internet Providers in Ipswich, South Dakota
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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 170 Internet plans in Ipswich. There is limited speed test information for the Ipswich area. Data is limited to 2 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 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 3.21 per census block), which is close to average when contrasted with the US overall. Ipswich ranks at position 157th out of 338 communities in South Dakota so far as Internet connectivity. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are comparatively low, with only 700 limited to one choice for Internet service. Activate the map on this page to see data about Ipswich, and see Internet coverage statistics.
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||Availability|
|Valley Telecommunications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||67.3%|
|Northern Valley Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||15.9%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||28.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Compare Ipswich to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ipswich||5.4 Mbps||8||$0.23 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +529 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +143.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +155.2 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +164.1 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +156.7 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|