Internet Providers in Lyons, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lyons, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $75.7

Internet Access in Lyons, South Dakota

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Lyons. HughesNet is also widely available.

Remember that since FCC data is collected biannually and only made public six months later, availability shown here may not be complete. We gather availability data directly from many major providers to help reduce this delay.

Alliance Communications is another commonly available broadband choice for Lyons, offering Fiber connections available to practically one hundred percent of the area.

Compared with cable, wireless provides lower speeds and data limits. wireless isn't ideal for Netflix, Facetime, and any high-bandwidth modern applications.

For more info, explore the map below. The average density of market competition is 1.2 companies in each census block. This leaves 80.41 percent of residents with inadequate wired broadband coverage.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lyons, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Alliance Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 100.0%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber 32s 19.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lyons

Lyons Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Lyons is the 128th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Brandon, Hartford, and Baltic, but behind Sioux Falls and Dell Rapids.

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

Approximately 400 people in Minnehaha County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Lyons 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 Minnehaha County, approximately 1,000 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 Cap Issues in Lyons

Data from our market researchers suggests that popular providers in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers insist that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.