Internet Service Providers in Wounded Knee, South Dakota

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wounded Knee, SD
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 21.8 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 74.53%

Internet Access in Wounded Knee, South Dakota

Satellite lines and DSL lines make up the most common hardwired broadband networks in Wounded Knee, featuring near one hundred percent and close to one hundred percent coverage within city limits.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only made public 6+ months later, availability shown in the results below might not reflect the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this delay.

97.2 percent of Wounded Knee is without a choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This isn't a surprise since competition between the incumbent Internet providers is poor. Locations in the local area have 1 options for broadband service.

Golden West Telecommunications is also a commonly available Internet option in Wounded Knee. They offer DSL service available to close to one hundred percent of the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient to stream standard definition videos over WiFi. However, it may become challenging for large households or bandwidth-intensive services like video chat and etc. Explore our availability maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level in Wounded Knee.

  • There are 5 internet providers in Wounded Knee with 4 of those offering residential service
  • The fastest zip code in Wounded Knee for February 2021 is 57794. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Wounded Knee, South Dakota

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wounded Knee, South Dakota

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

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wounded Knee

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Approximately 400 people in Shannon 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.

As of this month, 57794 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Wounded Knee.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Shannon 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wounded Knee

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Golden West Telecommunications DSL and Fiber 100% 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Golden West Telecommunications DSL and Fiber 97.1%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Wounded Knee 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 ( +327.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +85.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +77.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +89.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +93.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )