Internet Providers in Trail City, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Trail City, SD
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $97.15

Internet Access in Trail City, South Dakota

Internet service availability and competition in Trail City is low in comparison with other parts of South Dakota. 79.8 percent of local residents have one or fewer options for service. In terms of connectivity, Trail City is 0 out of 338 cities in the state.

West River Telecommunications Cooperative is also a commonly available broadband option for Trail City, offering Fiber connections in 68 percent of the area.

The main issue with wireless service being the main Internet option is that, compared with cable, wireless offers lower speeds, higher prices, and data thresholds. wireless Internet isn't ideal for streaming, video conferencing, and any bandwidth-heavy apps.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is only processed biannually and only released six or more months later, provider availability shown in the results might not include the latest network expansions.

Viasat Internet is the most frequently available provider overall. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of local residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 Mbps is enough for streaming SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications like Skype and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage maps below to see how Internet options compare at the census block level.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Trail City with 4 of those offering residential service

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 Trail City, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
West River Telecommunications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority 150 Mbps Fiber 54s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Trail City, South Dakota

  • West River Telecommunications Cooperative - Fiber - 68.5% Availability in Trail City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority - Fiber - 20.2% Availability in Trail City - Speeds up to 150 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Trail City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Trail City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Trail City

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Approximately 500 people in Corson 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: 68% of people living in Trail City 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 20% of Trail City 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 Corson County, approximately 500 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Trail City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
West River Telecommunications Cooperative Fiber 68.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority Fiber 20.2%+ 150 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority Fiber 25.3%+ 150 Mbps