Internet Providers in Union Center, South Dakota

Residential Internet Statistics for Union Center, SD
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $48
Top Download Speed: 250 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Union Center, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    46.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    46.6% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Western Communications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Western Communications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    12.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    12.4% Available

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Internet Access in Union Center, South Dakota

Consumers will find 9 Internet providers in Union Center. There are 2 LTE companies, and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Since FCC coverage data is tallied up biannually and only released six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We gather coverage and plan data directly from many Internet providers to help reduce this lag time.

Wireless Internet connections suffer from some big caveats that make them far from preferable for broadband Internet access. Limited data use ("data caps") impose the biggest issue, although fixed wireless data and streaming caps are often more comparable to those on wired DSL or cable Internet service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently Union Center's most common wired broadband options.

To summarize, the average Union Center resident has 2 options for Internet. Union Center is the 185th most connected city out of 338 South Dakota cities as measured by the amount of broadband availability per resident.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Union Center, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 46.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Union Center is the 185th most connected city in South Dakota behind Sturgis, Ellsworth Afb, Black Hawk, Piedmont, and Box Elder.

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

Approximately 400 people in Meade County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Union Center have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Meade County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Union Center to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Union Center 5.9 Mbps 7 $2.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +575.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +166.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +193.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +196.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +190.6 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )