Internet Providers in Wanblee, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wanblee, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 6.79 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 22.3%

Internet Access in Wanblee, South Dakota

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Wanblee. HughesNet is also a common option.

Keep in mind that since FCC coverage data is only collected biannually and only released six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

Golden West Telecommunications is another common broadband option in Wanblee. They offer DSL service in practically one hundred percent of the area.

22.3 percent of Wanblee residents are currently cut off from choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This isn't an unexpected figure seeing as market competition between the incumbent Internet providers is poor. Residences in the city have an average 1-2 choices for Internet service, when averaged across the entire population.

Satellite is the main network type with coverage in Wanblee that residents should consider. Enter a zip code into the search tool to check our database for more detailed results in your neighborhood.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Wanblee, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Golden West Telecommunications 100 Mbps DSL, Cable, and Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wanblee, South Dakota

  • Golden West Telecommunications - 100.0% Availability in Wanblee - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Wanblee - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Wanblee - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wanblee

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Wanblee is the 228th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Martin, Porcupine, and Kyle, but behind Saint Francis and Rosebud.

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

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Wanblee 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 78% of Wanblee 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 Jackson County, approximately 600 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.

Data Cap Issues Around Wanblee

Data collected by our market research team shows that common ISPs currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers insist data caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wanblee

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications DSL, Cable, and Fiber 100% 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL, Fiber, and Cable 100% 100 Mbps

Compare Wanblee to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )