Internet Providers in Lemmon, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lemmon, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 12.31 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Lemmon, South Dakota

On average, Lemmon households have broadband service from 1.03 different companies.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Lemmon's most widely available wired broadband choices.

Compared with wired broadband like cable, wireless has lower speeds and data caps. These limitations make it challenging to use for Hulu, video conferencing, and any other high-bandwidth modern apps.

Since FCC data is processed biannually and only made public six months after, availability shown here may not be complete.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, West River Cooperative Telephone Company is a third choice for Internet in 99 percent of Lemmon.

Internet Statistics 2021



Lemmon, SD

1,000 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 Lemmon, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Consolidated Telcom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
West River Cooperative Telephone Company 60 Mbps Fiber 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lemmon, South Dakota

  • West River Cooperative Telephone Company - 99.3% Availability in Lemmon - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 2.8% Availability in Lemmon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lemmon - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lemmon - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lemmon

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Lemmon is the 269th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Mc Laughlin, but behind Dickinson, Hettinger, New Salem, and Bowman.

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 Lemmon 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 Perkins County, approximately 39 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 in Lemmon

Data from our market research team shows that top ISPs in Lemmon currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lemmon

Provider Type Coverage Speed
West River Cooperative Telephone Company Fiber 99.3%+ 60 Mbps
Consolidated Telcom Fiber 2.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Lemmon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lemmon 12.3 Mbps 4 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )