Internet Providers in Monroe, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Monroe, SD
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 50 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $75.95

Internet Access in Monroe, South Dakota

The average residence in Monroe has 2.59 Internet providers available to them. This is normal for the US, since most Internet providers have their roots as cable TV and phone providers, and most addresses are equipped for one of each.

DSL Internet has lots of availability in comparison with other Internet services around Monroe since virtually every house in Monroe is connected to phone lines — therefore, since most local addresses are already serviceable for landline phone service, it makes sense that Monroe would have practically one hundred percent DSL availability.

Vast Broadband is the third largest wired broadband provider in Monroe as measured by coverage area. They are available to practically one hundred percent of the area.

The plans displayed above are manually collected through our research team. Our team has collected 91 Internet packages in Monroe since 2014.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage for practically one hundred percent of Monroe residents. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view SD videos on WiFi, but may become challenging when multiple users try to access modern services such as video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the availability map on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Monroe, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Vast Broadband 15 Mbps DSL 9m 6s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Monroe, South Dakota

  • Vast Broadband - 100.0% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 15 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - 6.3% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Monroe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Monroe

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Monroe is the 110th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Hartford, Freeman, and Salem, but behind Lennox and Parker.

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

Approximately 300 people in Turner 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.

In Turner County, approximately 2,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Monroe

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vast Broadband DSL and Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Leap Communications Fixed Wireless 21.9%+ 20 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 6.3%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 19.1%+ 50 Mbps