Internet Providers in Wall, SD

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wall, SD
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $81.95

Internet Access in Wall, South Dakota

The Wall area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet provides Satellite, with availability in virtually one hundred percent of the area.

In terms of network tech in use the area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet tech options are Satellite and Fiber, with practically one hundred percent and 97.48% respectively. Fiber infrastructure is built on future-proofed Fiber-optical cables composed of dense glass strands which transmit Internet data as light. Some fiber connections switch to coaxial cables once in the "last mile." Coaxial technology can slow speeds, but they are almost always better than cable/DSL.

Golden West Telecommunications provides an alternative to the primary providers, serving Wall with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet in Wall. fixed wireless providers such as Western Communications can offer 30 Mbps or more via wireless hardware.

The Internet coverage information on this page is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Listings here are cross-validated through private data sources to output more useful resources than governmental websites. Information about pricing of listed broadband plans is generated by our research and analysis team, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually. We've catalogued 73 Wall Internet plans since 2014, with 24 Internet or bundled packages currently available in the area.

To summarize, the average Wall resident has 2 options for Internet. Wall is the 70th most connected city out of 338 cities in terms of the amount of broadband availability at local addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wall, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wall, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - Fiber - 97.5% Availability in Wall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - DSL - 7.6% Availability in Wall - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wall - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wall - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Wall is the 70th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Porcupine and Kyle, but behind Ellsworth Afb, Hermosa, and Box Elder.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Pennington 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: 97% of people living in Wall 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 Pennington County, approximately 4,000 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 Wall

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 97.5%+ 100 Mbps
Western Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 7.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications Fiber 100% 100 Mbps
Western Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 68.6%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Wall to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wall 20.2 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +395.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +107.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )