Internet providers in 57042

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57042 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL99%
Vast Broadband $39.99 4 - 200 MbpsCable98%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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57042 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 57042 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 57042 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Madison, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 57042 area, and 99.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 57042, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 57042

The largest internet providers serving the 57042 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Vast Broadband, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 57042 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 98% of the area. Madison’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 93% of residents in the 57042 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 57042 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Madison, $48.55.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $2.02.

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 57042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 228 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

98%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57042 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 57042 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 Madison, $48.55.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $10.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $2.02.

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 57042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/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 the 57042 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 57042 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Madison, $48.55.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $2.02.

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 57042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 228 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 57042 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 57042 and the greater Madison area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Madison at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Madison at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 57042 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 Madison 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 Madison DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 57042 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 57042 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in 57042. The next fastest internet provider in the 57042 ZIP code is Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 98% of the area.

SpeedConnect offers the cheapest internet in the 57042 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $48.55.

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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.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.