Internet providers in Harrisburg, SD

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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 $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Harrisburg

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

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $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 Harrisburg, $5.89.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Harrisburg's providers, 19 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $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 Harrisburg, $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 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, 19 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

ViaSat, Inc. 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Harrisburg, $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 Harrisburg, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. 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, 19 Mbps.

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Harrisburg, SD internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 7 Mbps DSL 98%
Midcontinent Communications - - Cable 98%
Clarity Telecom, LLC - - Cable 94%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications 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 Clarity Telecom, LLC, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 94% of the area.

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

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.

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.