Internet providers in Belle Fourche, SD

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Belle Fourche internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 98% of Belle Fourche residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Belle Fourche, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $49 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Belle Fourche

The largest internet providers in Belle Fourche are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Belle Fourche’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Belle Fourche residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $5.89.

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 Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 43 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Belle Fourche covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Belle Fourche where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 43 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Belle Fourche covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Belle Fourche where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Belle Fourche, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Belle Fourche. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Belle Fourche's providers, 43 Mbps.

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Belle Fourche, SD internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL89%
Clarity Telecom, LLC - -Cable94%
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable93%
Clarity Telecom, LLC - -DSL1.119%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Clarity Telecom, LLC is the fastest internet provider in Belle Fourche with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Belle Fourche. The next fastest internet provider in Belle Fourche is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 93% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Belle Fourche with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Belle Fourche, $53.00.

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%.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.