Internet Providers in Murdo, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Murdo, South Dakota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    82.1% Available
    82.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 4. 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    78.7% Available
    78.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 1. 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $61.95
  • 2. 2. Golden West Telecommunications
    10.7% Available
    10.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    1% Available
    1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Murdo, South Dakota

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other private data to enhance the data down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data on BroadbandNow is collected manually by our data analysis division. We have analyzed 78 Internet plans in Murdo since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 12 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Compared to wired broadband like cable, wireless service offers lower speeds and data thresholds. wireless Internet isn't ideal for activities like Roku streaming, video chat, and other bandwidth-heavy modern apps.

Golden West Telecommunications is also a commonly available Internet choice in Murdo. They offer mainly Fiber and DSL connections with coverage in 82 percent of the area.

18.18 percent of Murdo is without a choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not a shock since competition between providers is low. Residences in the local area have 1 options for Internet service.

According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Murdo in terms of coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, these providers frequently overlap around Murdo.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Murdo, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 82.1%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Cable 32s 78.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Murdo

Murdo Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Murdo is the 294th most connected city in South Dakota behind Fort Pierre, Pierre, Saint Francis, Rosebud, and Mission.

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

Approximately 3 people in Jones 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: 82% of people living in Murdo 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 82% of Murdo 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.

In Jones County, approximately 3 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Murdo

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common providers in the area place a limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Murdo to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Murdo 14.6 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +519.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +134.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +146 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +154.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +147.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )