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Internet providers in Sioux Falls, SD

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CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.345%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL59%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable26%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 8 MbpsDSL0.059%
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Sioux Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Sioux Falls residents. DSL 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 5.370% of those living in Sioux Falls.

There are seven internet providers serving the Sioux Falls area, and 98.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sioux Falls'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 Sioux Falls

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Sioux Falls residents, covering 59% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 26% of the area. Sioux Falls’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sioux Falls residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

59%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Sioux Falls covering 59% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, $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 Sioux Falls, $0.97.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Sioux Falls. These download speeds are available to 59% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sioux Falls's providers, 244 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

26%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to some, but not many households in Sioux Falls covering 26% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sioux Falls, $0.97.

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 Sioux Falls. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Sioux Falls's providers, 244 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 Sioux Falls covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sioux Falls, $0.97.

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 Sioux Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sioux Falls's providers, 244 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Sioux Falls with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.345% of households in Sioux Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Sioux Falls is MIDCO, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sioux Falls, covering 5.345% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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%.