Internet Providers in Platte, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Platte, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    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%

    Available

    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. Midstate
    100% Available
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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: 75-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $71.95 - $138.95
  • 4. 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    3.6% Available
    3.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 1. 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    3.6% Available
    3.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
    Download
    100 Mbps
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    View Golden West Telecommunications Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    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
    100%

    Available

    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 Platte, South Dakota

There are 4 providers in the Platte area marketing residential connections. Including business ISPs, that's a total of 6 companies available locally,. (Some may be "double entries", since many companies advertise residential and business services under separate branches.)

When we're looking at network technology being used the area, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet technology types are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (practically one hundred percent coverage). Fiber uses future-proofed fiber-optic lines composed of thousands of glass or plastic strands which can send binary data as light. Fiber network technology provides stronger speeds and reliability, although it may switch over to older copper wiring in the "last mile" near subscribers. Consequently, some fiber connections might not offer "gigabit" performance.

Viasat Internet is the most likely Internet provider for Platte residents. near one hundred percent of Platte census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Platte is 25 megabits per second.

The Internet coverage information on this page is primarily sourced from provider coverage reports specific to the area. Listings here are confirmed using private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more useful results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated thanks to our data analysis experts, who collect thousands of plans annually.

For a detailed look at how broadband access changes throughout Platte, click the map below and use the zoom tools to navigate. The average density of market availability is 1 providers covering each census block. This leaves 100% of consumers with inadequate Internet coverage.

Internet Statistics 2021

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2,000 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 Platte, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 100.0%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber 32s 3.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Platte

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Platte is the 319th most connected city in South Dakota behind Lake Andes, Wagner, Chamberlain, Parkston, and Gregory.

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

Approximately 600 people in Charles Mix County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Platte 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.

In Charles Mix County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Platte

Data collected by our researchers shows that top ISPs use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since customers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Platte to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Platte 23.6 Mbps 4 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +510.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +125.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +137 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +145.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +138.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )