Internet Providers in Wakonda, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wakonda, SD
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55.79

Internet Access in Wakonda, South Dakota

Internet service availability and competition in Wakonda is below average. 50.21 percent of local residents are limited to one (or fewer) options for Internet services at their location. In terms of connectivity, Wakonda ranks at 148th of 338 cities in the state.

Vast Broadband is the third largest wired broadband provider in Wakonda by coverage area. They are available for 80 percent of local addresses.

DSL Internet has a wide coverage area in comparison with other types of wired broadband in Wakonda because it uses landline phone wires for sending data. The physical DSL line usually reaches the home from a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the phone outlet inside to enable your Wifi service.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Wakonda.

Coverage statistics found here comes via FCC data, which requires Internet providers in Wakonda to submit there coverage area data biannually. Using direct relationships with providers, we are able to verify public datasets against private data including lit addresses reported via providers. Since 2014, we've crunched 953 data rows on Internet networks in Wakonda. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Wakonda area.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Wakonda, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps DSL and Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
Fort Randall Telephone Company 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wakonda, South Dakota

  • Vast Broadband - 80.0% Availability in Wakonda - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Fort Randall Telephone Company - 1.7% Availability in Wakonda - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 1.3% Availability in Wakonda - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Wakonda - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Wakonda - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wakonda

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Wakonda is the 148th most connected city in South Dakota behind Yankton, Lennox, Alcester, Beresford, and Vermillion.

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

Approximately 500 people in Clay 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.

Approximately 50% of Wakonda 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 Clay County, approximately 2,000 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 Wakonda

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vast Broadband DSL, Cable, and Fixed Wireless 80.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Fort Randall Telephone Company DSL 1.7%+ 10 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 1.3%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 2.2%+ 40 Mbps
Vast Broadband Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps