Internet Service Providers in Parker, South Dakota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Parker, SD
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||9.91 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||42.95%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Parker, South Dakota
Internet Access in Parker, South Dakota
There are 12 Internet providers in Parker. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers and 9 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) or HughesNet are Parker's primary wired broadband options.
DSL providers like Vast Broadband connect customers to Internet service via phone lines. This is why DSL is marketed through telecom companies that also offer landline phone plans. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is accessible by 56.26 percent of addresses in Parker. copper DSL lines have limited capacity compared to fiber/cable infrastructure, resulting in low overall download and upload speeds. The Parker average speed (download only) is 9.91 Mbps , largely due to the tech issues outlined on this page. The Parker average speed is, in context, under the 60.45 Mbps South Dakota benchmark.
Keep in mind that since FCC coverage data is currently tallied up twice annually and only released six or more months after that, availability shown here may not be complete.
To summarize, the average Parker resident has 2 options for Internet. Parker ranks 68th out of 338 South Dakota communities in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.
Internet Statistics 2021
78.1% of consumers in Parker1,000 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 Parker, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Vast Broadband||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Cable||8s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Parker, South Dakota
- Vast Broadband - 55.6% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Golden West Telecommunications - 4.8% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Parker
|Vast Broadband||DSL, Cable, and Fixed Wireless||55.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Leap Communications||Fixed Wireless||32.0%+||40 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber and DSL||4.8%+||100 Mbps|
|SpeedConnect||Fixed Wireless||6.0%+||15 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber and DSL||24.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Vast Broadband||Fiber||0.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Parker to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Parker||9.9 Mbps||9||$2.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +339.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +97.2 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +89.8 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +105.4 Mbps )||9||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|