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Internet providers in 57401

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57401 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL83%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable99%
James Valley Telecommunications $61.00 -DSL91%
James Valley Telecommunications $61.00 -Fiber-optic16%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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57401 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 57401 ZIP code 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 57401 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 16% of those living in the 57401 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 57401 area, and 97.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 57401, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 57401

The largest internet providers serving the 57401 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Midcontinent Communications, and James Valley Telecommunications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 57401 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 91% of residents in the 57401 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57401 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 57401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% 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 the 57401 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 57401 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 57401 ZIP code. 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

91%

DSL from James Valley Telecommunications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57401 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from James Valley Telecommunications uses telephone lines 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 57401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% 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 have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 57401 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 57401 and the greater Aberdeen area. 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 in the 57401 ZIP, 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 providers in 57401 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 57401 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 57401. The next fastest internet provider in the 57401 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 83% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 57401 ZIP with service 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 serving the 57401 ZIP code, covering 16% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.