Internet Providers in Timber Lake, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Timber Lake, South Dakota:

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  • 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: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
    71.4% Available
    71.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    150 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 6
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-150mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $74 - $125
    • Contracts: 6 Months - 6 Months required
  • 1. 1. Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    150 Mbps
    Download
    150 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-150mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $101.9 - $181.9
    • Contracts: 6 Months - 6 Months required
  • 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 Timber Lake, South Dakota

Data on this page is calculated from biannual FCC provider coverage filings. We leverage direct provider reports and other private data to validate the data down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other information on this page is collected through our research team. We've analyzed 71 Internet plans for Timber Lake since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 11 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.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority is the third largest wired broadband provider in Timber Lake, available for 71 percent of the area.

As a result of the limited wired Internet infrastructure, satellite and wireless broadband are the only services with widespread coverage for most addresses in Timber Lake and the surrounding area.

In summary, broadband choice is essentially non-existent in Timber Lake. This is clear through the map below, which illustrates the number of providers serving a given block.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Timber Lake, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority 150 Mbps Fiber and DSL 54s 71.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Timber Lake

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Timber Lake is the 170th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Gettysburg and Mc Laughlin, but behind Fort Yates, Mobridge, and Eagle Butte.

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

Approximately 200 people in Dewey 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: 71% of people living in Timber Lake 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 Dewey County, approximately 200 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 in Timber Lake

Data collected by our market researchers shows that popular providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Timber Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Timber Lake 40.6 Mbps 4 $2.63 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +493.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +120 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +128.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +121.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )