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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in White Lake, South Dakota
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
42.5% of consumers in White Lake300 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
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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
|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|
|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 )|