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Internet Providers in Kadoka, South Dakota
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Internet Access in Kadoka, South Dakota
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Kadoka. HughesNet is also widely available.
Golden West Telecommunications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Kadoka. They are available for 98 percent of the area.
The Internet plans listed on this page are collected individually through our research team. The 24 Internet plans displayed are the most current out of 78 plans we've gathered in Kadoka to date.
Looking at less fortunate communities around Kadoka, data shows that as many as 68 people have only one or fewer options for broadband-level Internet service.
Fiber Internet is the most reasonable Internet choice for the average household in Kadoka. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kadoka, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||32s||98.2%|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||82.5%|
|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.
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.
Data Cap Issues in Kadoka
Data from our market researchers shows that top providers in Kadoka currently place a limit on data use for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Kadoka to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Kadoka||9.2 Mbps||5||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +525.2 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139.6 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +151.4 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +160.3 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.9 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|