Internet Service Providers in Kimball, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Kimball, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 17.18 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Kimball, South Dakota

Kimball offers 4 residential Internet Service Providers, and 7 when including business and mobile operators. There are 4 choices for wired broadband (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

In the less well-developed areas around Kimball, our coverage data shows that as many as 600 people have only one (or zero) choices for broadband-level Internet service.

The plans shown above are collected manually by our data division.

Owing to the limited Internet infrastructure, satellite and wireless Internet are the only technologies with broad availability for the average residential household.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to approximately close to one hundred percent of the population. The top speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to stream SD videos on WiFi, but becomes challenging for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive applications such as Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore the custom coverage map below to compare Internet options at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

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Kimball, SD

600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Kimball, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Kimball, South Dakota

  • Midstate - 100.0% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Kimball - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Kimball is the 313th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Platte, but behind Lake Andes, Mitchell, Chamberlain, and Gregory.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Kimball 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.

Approximately 53% of Kimball residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Kimball

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Midstate Communications Fiber and DSL 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
SDN Communications Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Kimball to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Kimball 17.2 Mbps 4 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +331.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +89.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )