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Internet providers in Rapid Valley, SD

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Rapid Valley, SD internet providers

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.436%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL97%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rapid Valley internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Rapid Valley 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 Rapid Valley area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Rapid Valley residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rapid Valley, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Rapid Valley area, and 97.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rapid Valley's six internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Rapid Valley

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Rapid Valley residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 93% of the area. Rapid Valley’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Rapid Valley residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Rapid Valley covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Rapid Valley 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 Valley, $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 Valley, $1.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Rapid Valley. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Rapid Valley's providers, 103 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

93%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Rapid Valley covering 93% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rapid Valley 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 Valley, $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 Valley, $1.22.

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 Rapid Valley. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Rapid Valley's providers, 103 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 Rapid Valley covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Rapid Valley 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 Rapid Valley, $48.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rapid Valley, $1.22.

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 Rapid Valley. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Rapid Valley's providers, 103 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MIDCO is the fastest internet provider in Rapid Valley with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Rapid Valley. The next fastest internet provider in Rapid Valley is Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 93% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rapid Valley, covering 0.436% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.