Internet Providers in Plankinton, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Plankinton, South Dakota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

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    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: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    89.6% Available
    89.6%

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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
  • 4. 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    62.5% Available
    62.5%

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    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 5. 5. Santel
    7.4% Available
    7.4%

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    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 250-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $90 - $150
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 6. 6. Midstate
    3.7% Available
    3.7%

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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 75-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $71.95 - $138.95
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

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    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 Plankinton, South Dakota

Data below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance that data on a census block or lit address level. Plan, pricing, and other information is aggregated manually through our data division. We have aggregated 127 broadband plans in Plankinton since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 16 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

27.65 percent of Plankinton households (300 residents total) are limited to a single option for wired broadband service, or none.

Golden West Telecommunications provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Plankinton with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps.

Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Plankinton residents. virtually one hundred percent of Plankinton census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Plankinton with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Plankinton is 25 Mbps.

Satellite is the best-performing network type with coverage in Plankinton that residents should consider. To see detailed results, type your zip in the search tool above.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Plankinton, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 3.7%
Santel Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 7.4%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 89.6%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Cable 32s 62.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Plankinton

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Plankinton is the 73rd most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Chamberlain, Parkston, and Platte, but behind Mitchell and Lake Andes.

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

Fiber Availability: 23% of people living in Plankinton 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.

Approximately 72% of Plankinton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

Data Cap Issues Around Plankinton

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular providers in Plankinton place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since users see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Plankinton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Plankinton 12.3 Mbps 7 $0.26 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +522.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +136.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +148.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +157.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +149.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )