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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Springfield, South Dakota
Most Popular Internet Providers in Springfield, South Dakota:
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Internet Access in Springfield, South Dakota
The average Springfield household has Internet service from 1.83 different providers.
Golden West Telecommunications is an second choice. They offer 97 percent coverage and a top download speed of 100 Mbps.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Springfield residents. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Springfield census blocks. HughesNet is also a common choice in the area, providing practically one hundred percent of Springfield with Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Springfield is 25 Mbps.
The data listed here comes from FCC reports specific to Springfield, and is with private databases and direct provider reporting to output more granular results than is available from government websites. Information about pricing and speed of specific Internet plans is sourced by our data experts, who gather thousands of plans each year. There are 89 collected plans in Springfield since 2014, with 27 Internet or bundled deals currently available.
Ultimately, when choosing an broadband provider, fiber is the best choice around Springfield. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.
Internet Statistics 2021
15.9% of consumers in Springfield300 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 Springfield, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Fiber||32s||97.9%|
|Fort Randall Telephone Company||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||1.2%|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||83.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Springfield
Data from our market researchers shows that some of the top ISPs in Springfield place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a strategy to discourage streaming services, while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Internet access in Springfield neighborhoods
Springfield coverage information is available for the following neighborhoods: Running Water.
Compare Springfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +510.6 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +125 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +136.8 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps )||23 ( +23 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps )||8 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|