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Internet Providers in Vale, South Dakota
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Internet Access in Vale, South Dakota
Vale features a total of 7 broadband providers with home service, and a total of 11 including business and mobile providers.
The majority of Vale households have 2-3 wired Internet providers to choose from. 82.27% of the Vale area — 300 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet service provider. cable and DSL broadband services are likely to offer the best price for home use.
The data on this page comes from FCC reports. Data is against privatized databases to output more useful resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information on speeds and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. We've analyzed 181 Vale Internet plans since 2014, with 34 Internet deals currently marketed in the area.
Viasat Internet has the widest availability for Vale residents. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Vale. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest Internet plan advertised by HughesNet for Vale is 25 Mbps.
Broadly speaking, the most common broadband choices within Vale are Satellite and DSL and Fiber. The map and speed test data seen below show how the actual speed test statistics vary between zip codes and providers in and around Vale.
Internet Statistics 2021
82.3% of consumers in Vale300 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 Vale, South Dakota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Golden West Telecommunications||250 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||32s||3.9%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||14.6%|
|West River Cooperative Telephone Company||150 Mbps||Fiber||54s||98.1%|
|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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.