Internet Providers in Newell, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Newell, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||7.81 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||60 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||1.48%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Newell, South Dakota
Internet Access in Newell, South Dakota
As you can see in the table below, wireless service is the only realistic Internet choice available to Newell and the surrounding area.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the largest coverage area for Newell residents. close to one hundred percent of Newell census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most likely followup option in the area, providing virtually one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Newell is 25 Mbps.
West River Cooperative Telephone Company provides an alternative. They offer a top download speed of 50 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access in Newell. fixed wireless outfits like Celerity Networks are able to offer 40 Mbps or more over direct wireless links.
The Internet coverage information listed here comes from provider coverage reports specific to Newell, and is enhanced with privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to output more detailed resources than governmental websites. Lit address information is currently limited to select telecom companies. Information about pricing and speeds of listed Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
For a granular look at broadband competition around the area, activate the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to explore. The average density of broadband availability is 1.18 service providers per census block. This low level of competition leaves 96.23 percent of residents with only one choice.
Internet Statistics 2021
96.2% of consumers in Newell1,000 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 Newell, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|West River Cooperative Telephone Company||60 Mbps||Fiber||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Newell, South Dakota
- West River Cooperative Telephone Company - 98.5% Availability in Newell - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Golden West Telecommunications - 5.3% Availability in Newell - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Newell - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Newell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Newell
Data from our market researchers shows that many of the top providers in Newell currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming. Providers insist that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Newell
|West River Cooperative Telephone Company||Fiber||98.5%+||60 Mbps|
|Celerity Networks||Fixed Wireless||14.0%+||40 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL||5.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL||41.7%+||50 Mbps|
|Celerity Networks||Fixed Wireless||4.1%+||40 Mbps|
Compare Newell to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Newell||7.8 Mbps||5||$1.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +341.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +99.3 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +91.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +103.9 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +107.5 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|