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Internet providers in Aberdeen, SD

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Aberdeen, SD internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL87%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable99%
James Valley Telecommunications $61.00 -DSL98%
James Valley Telecommunications $61.00 -Fiber-optic8.248%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Aberdeen internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Aberdeen residents. Cable 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 8.250% of those living in Aberdeen.

There are six internet providers serving the Aberdeen area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Aberdeen's six internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Aberdeen

The largest internet providers in Aberdeen are CenturyLink, Midcontinent Communications, and James Valley Telecommunications bringing DSL and cable options to Aberdeen.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Aberdeen residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Midcontinent Communications, which covers 99% of the area. Aberdeen’s third most-available internet provider, James Valley Telecommunications, offers DSL to around 98% of Aberdeen residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Aberdeen covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Aberdeen 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $54.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Aberdeen, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to all households in Aberdeen covering 99% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Aberdeen 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 Aberdeen, $54.49.

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 Aberdeen, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 83 Mbps.

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James Valley Telecommunications DSL internet

Provider

James Valley Telecommunications

Starting price*
$61/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from James Valley Telecommunications offers broadband to nearly all households in Aberdeen covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from James Valley Telecommunications uses telephone lines in Aberdeen 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 James Valley Telecommunications start at $61/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $54.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, James Valley Telecommunications offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Aberdeen. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Aberdeen's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Aberdeen may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Aberdeen cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Aberdeen with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Aberdeen. The next fastest internet provider in Aberdeen is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 87% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Aberdeen with plans starting at $45/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Aberdeen, $54.49.

James Valley Telecommunications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Aberdeen, covering 8.248% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.