Internet Providers in Wasta, South Dakota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Wasta, South Dakota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
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    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
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    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 4. 4. Western Communications
    100% Available
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    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $48 - $88
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 1. 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
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    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-250mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $101.95
  • 2. 2. Western Communications
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    30 Mbps
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    4 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-30mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $63 - $103
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 3. 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    39.5% Available
    39.5%

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    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $61.95 - $61.95
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
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    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Wasta, South Dakota

For more sparsely populated areas like Wasta, fixed microwave Internet and other wireless Internet technologies are the primary broadband choice. FCC records show no meaningfulhardwired broadband infrastructure availability at residential addresses, but fixed wireless provides a decent alternative with availability for close to one hundred percent of the population.

The average Wasta customer has 2 Internet providers with availability at their address. This is a high level of competition. It tends to improve pricing at a given address. This competition isn't universal, however. A surprising 82.63 of residents still have only one or zero choices for wired broadband Internet services.

Since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only published 6+ months later, providers listed in the results below might not include the latest upgrades or regional changes. Our process incorporates availability data directly from many ISPs to help reduce the delay.

Golden West Telecommunications is also a commonly available Internet option in Wasta. They offer Fiber and DSL service with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. Western Communications is another alternative wireless service to near one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind it needs roof access or line of site with a Western Communications tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Wasta so far as coverage. These providers frequently overlap around Wasta.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Wasta, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Golden West Telecommunications 250 Mbps Fiber and DSL 32s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wasta

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Wasta is the 112th most connected city in South Dakota behind Ellsworth Afb, Rapid City, Black Hawk, 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: 100% of people living in Wasta 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Wasta

Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the popular ISPs currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Wasta to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wasta 26.3 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +508.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +122.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +134.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +143.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +135.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )