Internet Providers in Parker, SD
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Residential Internet Statistics for Parker, SD
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$71.08|
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 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 56.84 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 11.83 Mbps , largely due to the tech issues outlined on this page. The Parker average speed is, in context, under the 68.46 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 number of options locals have for Internet in Parker is below average — most of the area has 1-2 providers available. 1,000 of area residents have one of fewer options — as is verifiable in the availability map below. (That's 97.68 percent of the population stuck with only one Internet provider in their area.) View the interactive map below to observe how coverage varies between neighborhoods in the area, and access real-world speed test statistics for the most common providers.
Internet Statistics 2021
97.7% of consumers in Parker1,000 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 Parker, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Vast Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Vast Broadband||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s|
|Golden West Telecommunications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Parker, South Dakota
- Vast Broadband - Cable - 32.1% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Vast Broadband - DSL - 56.2% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 4.8% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Golden West Telecommunications - DSL - 1.7% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Parker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 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.
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||Cable||32.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Vast Broadband||DSL||56.2%+||25 Mbps|
|Vast Broadband||Fixed Wireless||39.3%+||25 Mbps|
|Leap Communications||Fixed Wireless||37.7%+||40 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber||4.8%+||100 Mbps|
|SpeedConnect||Fixed Wireless||6.0%+||15 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL||1.7%+||50 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||Fiber||24.6%+||100 Mbps|
|Golden West Telecommunications||DSL||2.0%+||50 Mbps|
|Vast Broadband||Fiber||0.6%+||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||11.8 Mbps||9||$1.01 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +403.6 Mbps )||16 ( +7 )||$0.70 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +107.1 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +115.6 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +115.8 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.37 ( $0.00 )|