Why you can trust Allconnect We compare current internet plans to help you make the best decision for your needs and location. How we review providers How we make money

Internet providers in Yankton, SD

Shop the best Yankton internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Yankton City Map

Internet providers in your area

Yankton, SD internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic2.527%
Vast Broadband $39.00 -Cable99%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

Yankton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Yankton 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 Yankton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Yankton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 24% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.110% of those living in Yankton.

There are five internet providers serving the Yankton area, and 99.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Yankton's five internet providers, prices start at $39 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Results from real users

Average internet speeds in Yankton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Midcontinent Communications 124 Mbps 23 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 29 Mbps 5 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Yankton

The largest internet providers in Yankton are CenturyLink, Vast Broadband, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Yankton.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Yankton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Vast Broadband, which covers 99% of the area. Yankton’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 97% of Yankton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Yankton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Yankton 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $54.80.

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 Yankton, $3.91.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Yankton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to all households in Yankton covering 99% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Yankton 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 Yankton, $54.80.

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 Yankton, $3.91.

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 Yankton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Yankton covering 97% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Yankton residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $54.80.

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 Yankton, $3.91.

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 Yankton. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Yankton's providers, 270 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Yankton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Yankton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Yankton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Yankton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Yankton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Yankton. The next fastest internet provider in Yankton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Vast Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Yankton with plans starting at $39/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Yankton, $54.80.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Yankton, covering 2.527% 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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.