How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Mud Butte, South Dakota
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Internet Access in Mud Butte, South Dakota
Data on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate that data. Plan, pricing, and other data is aggregated manually by our data science team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 81 broadband plans in Mud Butte since founding in 2014. FCC data is updated twice a year, but often appears to BroadbandNow before governmental publications for most providers.
Golden West Telecommunications provides an second choice to the primary providers, serving Mud Butte with a maximum download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet in Mud Butte. fixed wireless providers like Western Communications can achieve 30 Mbps via direct wireless links.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability in Mud Butte. The company is available to near one hundred percent of Mud Butte. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Mud Butte is 25 Mbps.
Looking at network technology offered Mud Butte, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet tech types are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber and DSL (89.50 percent coverage).
In summary, broadband coverage is far from perfect in Mud Butte. Activate the interactive map below to understand which streets in Mud Butte have more or less competition. As it stands, a limited 100 Mud Butte residents are limited to fewer than one options for wired broadband.
Internet Statistics 2021
79.0% of consumers in Mud Butte100 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 Mud Butte, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||32s||89.5%|
|West River Cooperative Telephone Company||150 Mbps||Fiber||54s||10.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Data Cap Issues in Mud Butte
Data collected by our market research team suggests that top providers currently use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hour.