Internet Providers in New Underwood, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in New Underwood, South Dakota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • 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. CenturyLink
    3.1% Available
    3.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. Western Communications
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $48 - $88
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 5. 5. Golden West Telecommunications
    95.8% Available
    95.8%

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    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
  • 1. 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    100%

    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
  • 2. 2. Western Communications
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $63 - $103
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    38.8% Available
    38.8%

    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
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    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
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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 New Underwood, South Dakota

As is common for less densely populated areas such as New Underwood, fixed wireless and other wireless Internet technologies are the primary access option. FCC records indicate no meaningful wired broadband Internet infrastructure availability for residential purposes, but fixed wireless Internet presents an acceptable alternative with availability for close to one hundred percent of the population.

Since FCC availability data is currently collected biannually and only published six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are New Underwood's primary wired broadband options.

Golden West Telecommunications is another common Internet choice in New Underwood. They offer Fiber and DSL service with coverage in 95 percent of the area. Western Communications offers an alternative wireless service worth noting to close to one hundred percent of the area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless has to have roof access or line of site with a Western Communications access point.

In summary, broadband access could stand improvement in New Underwood, but most homes still have at least 2 providers able to service them to the Internet. For the time being, a relatively limited 1,000 New Underwood residents have access to one or fewer providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 New Underwood, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 95.8%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

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New Underwood is the 98th most connected city in South Dakota behind Ellsworth Afb, Rapid City, Black Hawk, Hermosa, and Box Elder.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Pennington 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: 96% of people living in New Underwood 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 Pennington County, approximately 4,000 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 and Video Streaming in New Underwood

Data collected by our market research team shows that top providers in New Underwood currently place a limit on data use for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare New Underwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
New Underwood 24.6 Mbps 6 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +509.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +124.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +136 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +144.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +137.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )