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Internet providers in Harrisburg, SD

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 7 MbpsDSL98%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Harrisburg internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Harrisburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Harrisburg, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Harrisburg area, and 98.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Harrisburg's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Harrisburg

The largest internet providers in Harrisburg are CenturyLink, Vast Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Harrisburg.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Harrisburg residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 94% of the area. Harrisburg’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Harrisburg residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.896 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Harrisburg covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Harrisburg 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $45.81.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.896 Mbps in Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 52 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

94%

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

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

Internet prices for Vast Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $45.81.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $1.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 52 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 Harrisburg covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Harrisburg 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $45.81.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Harrisburg, $1.64.

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 Harrisburg. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 52 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MIDCO is the fastest internet provider in Harrisburg with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Harrisburg. The next fastest internet provider in Harrisburg is Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 94% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Harrisburg with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $45.81.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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%.

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.

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.