Internet Providers in Wasta, South Dakota

Residential Internet Statistics for Wasta, SD
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $48
Top Download Speed: 250 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Wasta, South Dakota:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    50% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    50% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Western Communications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 1. Golden West Telecommunications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *250 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 2. Western Communications
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *30 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 3. Golden West Telecommunications
    39.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    39.5% Available

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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.

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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%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 50.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Wasta is the 111th most connected city in South Dakota behind Ellsworth Afb, Rapid City, Black Hawk, Box Elder, and Hermosa.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Pennington County don't have access to any wired internet.

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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.

Reference

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 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Wasta to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wasta 17.7 Mbps 7 $2.84 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +564 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +155.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +182 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +184.5 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +178.8 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )