Internet providers in 57006

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Provider
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Swiftel Communications $67.95 50 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic89%
Swiftel Communications $67.95 50 - 1.5 MbpsDSL89%
ITC $39.95 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic18%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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57006 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 57006 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 57006 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in the 57006 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 57006 area, and 98.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 57006, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 57006

The largest internet providers serving the 57006 ZIP code are Mediacom and Swiftel Communications bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Mediacom is available to nearly all in the 57006 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Swiftel Communications, which covers 89% of the area. Brookings’s third most-available internet provider, Swiftel Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 89% of residents in the 57006 ZIP code.

Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57006 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 57006 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Brookings, $47.97.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookings, $1.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 57006 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookings's providers, 426 Mbps.

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Swiftel Communications DSL internet

Provider

Swiftel Communications

Starting price*
$67.95/mo.
Max download speed

1.5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from Swiftel Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57006 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from Swiftel Communications 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 Swiftel Communications start at $67.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Brookings, $47.97.

Swiftel Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.36 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookings, $1.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Swiftel Communications offers download speeds up to 1.5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 57006 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Brookings's providers, 426 Mbps.

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Swiftel Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Swiftel Communications

Starting price*
$67.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Fiber-optic from Swiftel Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57006 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Swiftel Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 57006 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Swiftel Communications start at $67.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Brookings, $47.97.

Swiftel Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.36 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Brookings, $1.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Swiftel Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 57006 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Brookings's providers, 426 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 57006 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 57006 and the greater Brookings area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Brookings at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Brookings at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 57006 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 Brookings 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 Brookings cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 57006 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 57006 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 57006. The next fastest internet provider in the 57006 ZIP code is Swiftel Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 57006 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Brookings, $47.97.

Swiftel Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 57006 ZIP code, covering 89% of the city. ITC also offers fiber internet in 57006 and is available to 18% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.