Internet providers in Rapid City, SD

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1. CenturyLink
92% available in Rapid City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
80Mbps
2. Viasat
99% available in Rapid City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Midcontinent Communications
100% available in Rapid City
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. CenturyLink
92% available in Rapid City
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
80Mbps
2. Viasat
99% available in Rapid City
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Western Communications, Inc.
99% available in Rapid City
4. SDN Communications
37% available in Rapid City
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Midcontinent Communications
100% available in Rapid City
Connection:
Cable & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Xfinity Mobile
Available in Rapid City
Connection:
Mobile
Xfinity Mobile
4GLTE

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2. AT&T
Available in Rapid City
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE

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3. Sprint
Available in Rapid City
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE

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4. T-Mobile
Available in Rapid City
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

5+ Mbps

  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person

10+ Mbps

  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

20+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people

40+ Mbps

  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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What is the best internet provider in Rapid City?

Internet Provider Types in Rapid City


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

95%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Rapid City


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Rapid City
84%
South Dakota
79%
USA

Rapid City Residential Internet Coverage

Rapid City is the second largest community in South Dakota. The upper-middle class residents are well-educated and enjoy short commutes. They depend on high-speed internet to connect them to employers, customers and loved ones. Compared to 84% of South Dakota, 100% of Rapid City residents have access to high-speed connections.

Midcontinent Communications provides cable internet to 100% of Rapid City residents. Cable internet access is also available to 94% of residents from WOW! CenturyLink offers DSL connections to 95% of Rapid City. These services span the area from the Black Hills National Forest to E. 53rd Street. Fiber optics have not yet entered the market.

In addition to the residential offerings, 3% of Rapid City businesses can get fiber optics from Midcontinent Communications.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Rapid City

CenturyLink offers internet at speeds up to 80 Mbps

Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

Midcontinent Communications offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps

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Summary of Rapid City internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 80 Mbps 2.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Midcontinent Communications Cable 1000 Mbps 2.5/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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