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Internet providers in Yankton, SD

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Yankton, SD internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic2.527%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Vast Broadband $39.99 4 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Yankton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Yankton is comparable to the rest of South Dakota - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Yankton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Yankton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.530% of those living in Yankton.

There are five internet providers serving the Yankton area, and 99.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Yankton's five internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Yankton

The largest internet providers in Yankton are CenturyLink, Vast Broadband, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Yankton.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Yankton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 99% of the area. Yankton’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 97% of Yankton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Yankton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Yankton to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $48.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yankton, $2.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Yankton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to all households in Yankton covering 99% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Yankton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Vast Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $48.99.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $10.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yankton, $2.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Yankton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Yankton covering 97% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Yankton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $48.99.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Yankton, $2.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Yankton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Yankton, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Yankton, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Yankton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Yankton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Yankton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Yankton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Yankton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Yankton. The next fastest internet provider in Yankton is Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Vast Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Yankton with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $48.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Yankton, covering 2.527% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.