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Internet providers in Watertown, SD

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Watertown, SD internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -Cable100%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -DSL0.139%
HughesNet $64.99 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 20% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.440% of those living in Watertown.

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 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Watertown

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Midcontinent Communications 131 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
Data Truck 24 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Watertown

The largest internet providers in Watertown are CenturyLink, Vast Broadband, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable 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, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 99% of Watertown residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $59.85.

CenturyLink 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 Watertown, $2.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Watertown. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39/mo.
Max download speed

null 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/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $59.85.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $9.75 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $2.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 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, 80 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to all households in Watertown covering 99% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’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 Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $59.85.

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 Watertown, $2.49.

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 Watertown. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 80 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Watertown, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Watertown, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Watertown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Watertown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Watertown at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Watertown residents, 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 Watertown may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Watertown cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Data Truck is the fastest internet provider in Watertown with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Watertown. The next fastest internet provider in Watertown is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Vast Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Watertown with plans starting at $39/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $59.85.

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Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

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.