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Internet Providers in Oglala, South Dakota
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Internet Access in Oglala, South Dakota
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Oglala. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The information on this page is primarily sourced from FCC coverage reports. Coverage data is confirmed with privatized data sources to create more detailed results than governmental websites. Information on pricing and speeds of listed Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
In terms of network tech available the area, we see that the most common wired broadband Internet tech options are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber and DSL (99.22 percent coverage).
Golden West Telecommunications provides a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Oglala with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps.
For a granular look at how broadband access changes throughout Oglala, explore the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to navigate. The average amount of broadband availability is 1.67 providers per census block. This leaves 33.02 percent of consumers in the area with only one option.
Internet Statistics 2021
33.0% of consumers in Oglala600 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 Oglala, 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||99.2%|
|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 and Cord Cutting in Oglala
Data collected by our research team shows that common providers currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view them as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers insist data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Oglala to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +518.2 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +132.6 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +144.4 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +153.3 Mbps )||23 ( +23 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145.9 Mbps )||8 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|