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Internet providers in 57701

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL69%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable96%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 8 MbpsDSL0.659%
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57701 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 57701 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 57701 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in the 57701 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 57701 area, and 98.18% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 57701, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 57701

The largest internet providers serving the 57701 ZIP code are CenturyLink and Vast Broadband bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 57701 ZIP code, covering 69% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 10% of the area. Rapid City’s third most-available internet provider, Vast Broadband, offers cable to around 96% of residents in the 57701 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

69%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 57701 ZIP code, covering 69% 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 Rapid City, $48.75.

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 Rapid City, $0.75.

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 57701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rapid City's providers, 335 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 57701 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 57701 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Rapid City, $48.75.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rapid City, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 57701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rapid City's providers, 335 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

96%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 57701 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 57701 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 Rapid City, $48.75.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rapid City, $0.75.

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 57701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rapid City's providers, 335 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 57701 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 57701 and the greater Rapid City area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rapid City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Rapid City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 57701 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 57701 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 57701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in 57701. The next fastest internet provider in the 57701 ZIP code is MIDCO, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Vast Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 57701 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Rapid City, $48.75.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 57701 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city.

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.

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.

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.