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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL86%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 200 MbpsCable100%
MIDCO - 150 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Vast Broadband $39.99 100 - 8 MbpsDSL0.139%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Watertown internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Watertown 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 Watertown area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Watertown residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Watertown, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Watertown area, and 99.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Watertown's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Watertown

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Watertown residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 100% of the area. Watertown’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Watertown residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Watertown covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Watertown 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 Watertown, $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 Watertown, $0.79.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 85 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

100%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to all households in Watertown covering 100% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Watertown 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 Watertown, $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 Watertown, $0.79.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 85 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 Watertown covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Watertown 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 Watertown, $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 Watertown, $0.79.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 85 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Vast Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Watertown with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Watertown. The next fastest internet provider in Watertown is MIDCO, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

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%.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.