Internet Service Providers in Lower Brule, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Lower Brule, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||8|
|Average Speed Test Result:||51.03 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||25%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Lower Brule, South Dakota
Internet Access in Lower Brule, South Dakota
Consumers will find 13 Internet providers operating in Lower Brule. 2 of these are mobile providers.
DSL Internet providers like Golden West Telecommunications deliver Internet service using telephone wires. This is why it often comes through corporations that also offer phone plans. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is available for 98.19 percent of the local population. See the graphs below to get an idea of how marketed download speeds align with real-world speed and throughput locally.
Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is currently only tallied up twice annually and only published six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag time.
The average Lower Brule customer has 2 Internet providers with service for that location. Competition is good. It results in two companies competing so far as prices. This choice isn't universal, though. A surprising 54.42 of the local population still has only one option for true broadband Internet access.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage reaching near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to practically one hundred percent of residents. The top speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 megabits per second is sufficient for streaming standard definition video on WiFi, but becomes an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth services like video chat, cloud apps, and etc. See the coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level in Lower Brule.
Internet Statistics 2021
54.4% of consumers in Lower Brule700 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 Lower Brule, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Kennebec Telephone Company||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s|
|Venture Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Midstate Communications||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||DSL, Cable, and Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lower Brule, South Dakota
- Golden West Telecommunications - 97.0% Availability in Lower Brule - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Midstate - 20.3% Availability in Lower Brule - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Kennebec Telephone Company - 32.9% Availability in Lower Brule - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Venture - 28.5% Availability in Lower Brule - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lower Brule - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lower Brule - 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 Lower Brule
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL, Cable, and Fiber||97.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Celerity Broadband||Fixed Wireless||58.2%+||40 Mbps|
|Midstate Communications||DSL and Fiber||20.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Kennebec Telephone Company||Fiber and DSL||32.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Venture Communications||Fiber||28.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL, Cable, and Fiber||100%||100 Mbps|
|Celerity Broadband||Fixed Wireless||71.3%+||40 Mbps|
|Venture Communications||Fiber||47.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Lower Brule to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lower Brule||51 Mbps||11||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +298.1 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +56.1 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +48.7 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +60.7 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +64.3 Mbps )||9 ( -2 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|