Internet Providers in Saint Onge, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Saint Onge, SD
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55.79

Internet Access in Saint Onge, South Dakota

DSL lines and Satellite lines make up the most common hardwired broadband networks within Saint Onge, featuring 97.00 and near one hundred percent coverage within city limits.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is tallied up biannually and only made public six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Most Saint Onge homes have 2-3 Internet providers with availability at their address. Competition is desireable. It results in two companies butting heads so far as pricing and service reliability at a given address. This choice isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 44.74 of the local population still has only one option for broadband Internet access.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available Internet choice in Saint Onge. They offer DSL service available to 97 percent of the area. Celerity Networks is another alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access and line of site with a Celerity Networks access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for approximately practically one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps is enough to stream SD videos on WiFi, but is likely to become an issue when multiple people try to access bandwidth-intensive services like video conferencing, cloud apps, and etc. Explore our Internet coverage maps below to see Internet options at the census block level in Saint Onge.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Saint Onge, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Saint Onge, South Dakota

  • CenturyLink - 97.0% Availability in Saint Onge - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - 55.3% Availability in Saint Onge - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Saint Onge - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Saint Onge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Saint Onge

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Saint Onge is the 170th most connected city in South Dakota behind Spearfish, Belle Fourche, Whitewood, Lead, and Deadwood.

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

Approximately 700 people in Lawrence 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.

Approximately 55% of Saint Onge 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.

In Lawrence County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps in Saint Onge

Internet companies have been moving to add data caps on their home WiFi and broadband packages recently. Some Internet service providers in Saint Onge — CenturyLink included — have data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes up to a Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, which means that they don't pose a problem for the majority of people. CenturyLink users in Saint Onge should double check data caps when purchasing service. Don't assume them based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Saint Onge

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Celerity Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 97.0%+ 60 Mbps
Vast Broadband Cable 55.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Celerity Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps