Internet Service Providers in Pukwana, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pukwana, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 8.95 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Pukwana, South Dakota

FCC data is the backbone for Internet access data listed on BroadbandNow. As of 2021, we've analyzed 1,026 rows of governmental and privatized data about Internet availability within the Pukwana area. There is currently limited speed test information on the Pukwana area. Data is limited to 64 total records over the past year. Locals should make note of the official download speeds shown above for local companies like HughesNet.

Owing to the limited wired infrastructure, satellite broadband are the only services with widespread coverage for most addresses in Pukwana and the surrounding area.

Midstate Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Pukwana by coverage area, available for virtually one hundred percent of residents.

In the less well-developed areas in Pukwana, data shows that as many as 400 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available to practically one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps is enough to stream SD video over WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications such as Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage maps on this page to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Pukwana, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pukwana, South Dakota

  • Midstate - 100.0% Availability in Pukwana - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pukwana - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pukwana - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pukwana

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Pukwana is the 289th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Gregory and Platte, but behind Winner, Miller, and Chamberlain.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Pukwana 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 43% of Pukwana 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pukwana

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Midstate Communications Fiber and DSL 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Pukwana to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pukwana 9 Mbps 4 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )