Internet Providers in White Lake, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for White Lake, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 24.76 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in White Lake, South Dakota

Consumers have access to 7 Internet service providers (ISPs) in White Lake. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers.

42.49 percent of White Lake is currently cut off from choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not a shock, since competition between providers is low. Locations in the city have an average 1-2 options for service, when averaged across the entire population.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are White Lake's most widely available wired broadband choices.

Compared with wired broadband like cable, wireless service has lower speeds, higher prices, and data caps. This makes it challenging to use for video streaming, Skype, and any other bandwidth-heavy applications.

The Internet availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public governmental data and private datasets we collect from providers. Statistics about speed data is sourced via M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually filed price and plan details for 86 Internet deals for White Lake as of 2021.

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 White Lake, South Dakota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midstate Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Golden West Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in White Lake, South Dakota

  • Midstate - 100.0% Availability in White Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Golden West Telecommunications - 1.6% Availability in White Lake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in White Lake - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in White Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For White Lake

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White Lake is the 297th most connected city in South Dakota ahead of Platte, but behind Lake Andes, Mitchell, Chamberlain, and Parkston.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in White Lake 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 58% of White Lake 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 Aurora 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 Caps in White Lake

Data from our research team shows that top providers in White Lake use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In White Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Midstate Communications Fiber and DSL 100% 1,000 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 1.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL 7.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare White Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
White Lake 24.8 Mbps 5 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +74.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +86.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +90.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )