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Internet providers in Belle Fourche, SD

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Belle Fourche, SD internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL89%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -Cable94%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -DSL1.119%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Belle Fourche internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Belle Fourche 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 Belle Fourche area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Belle Fourche residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Belle Fourche.

There are six internet providers serving the Belle Fourche area, and 95.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Belle Fourche's six internet providers, prices start at $39 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Belle Fourche

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Midcontinent Communications 114 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Belle Fourche

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Belle Fourche residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 94% of the area. Belle Fourche’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 93% of Belle Fourche residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Belle Fourche covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Belle Fourche 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $54.80.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Belle Fourche covering 94% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Vast Broadband start at $39/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $54.80.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.75 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $1.96.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Belle Fourche covering 93% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $54.80.

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, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $1.96.

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 Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 94 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Belle Fourche and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Belle Fourche at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Belle Fourche at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Belle Fourche 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 Belle Fourche may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Belle Fourche cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Belle Fourche with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Belle Fourche. The next fastest internet provider in Belle Fourche is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Vast Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Belle Fourche with plans starting at $39/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $54.80.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.