Internet Providers in Milesville, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Milesville, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $81.95

Internet Access in Milesville, South Dakota

There are two broadband companies in Milesville: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet sells Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area and advertise download speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.

According to recent government reports, 35.29 percent of residents (53 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired Internet.

Considering network technologies with significant infrastructure already built in the city, the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet technology options are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (75.16 percent coverage). Fiber is built on newer fiber-optic lines composed of densely packed glass or plastic strands that transmit digital data as light. Some fiber connections switch to to copper connections once in the "last mile." As a result, not all fiber connections offer "gigabit" speeds.

Golden West Telecommunications is a common second choice. They offer a maximum speed of 25 Mbps.

All the coverage data analysis found here comes from FCC and governmental data, which compels companies in Milesville to report there coverage area data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with ISPs nationally, BroadbandNow is able to confirm public datasets against privatized data including lit addresses submitted via Internet providers directly. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on actual speed tests originating from Milesville addresses.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Milesville, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Milesville, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 75.2% Availability in Milesville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - DSL - 89.5% Availability in Milesville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milesville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Milesville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Milesville

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Milesville is the 135th most connected city in South Dakota behind Ellsworth Afb, Box Elder, Fort Pierre, Eagle Butte, and Pierre.

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

Fiber Availability: 75% of people living in Milesville 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 65% of Milesville 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 Milesville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 75.2%+ 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 89.5%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 62.9%+ 100 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 100% 50 Mbps

Compare Milesville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Milesville 9.8 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +405.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +109.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +117.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +117.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )