Beresford, SD High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 6 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Beresford, South Dakota and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Beresford:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Vast BroadbandCable, Fiber, wireless1000 Mbps1000 Mbps37.8%
2Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3Beresford MunicipalDSL50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
4Midcontinent Communicationswireless50 Mbps10 Mbps99.0%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Beresford SD Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Beresford have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Beresford of 6.11 Mbps are faster than the Lincoln County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for South Dakota.

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Beresford Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 0.4% of the Beresford population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 97.3% of Beresford residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Beresford, SD providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Beresford is 16.2% slower than the Lincoln County average and 40% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Beresford is 19.43 Mbps based upon 5952 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Beresford residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Beresford residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Vast Broadband as the top provider for Beresford, South Dakota.

Who has the fastest internet service in Beresford?

Vast Broadband with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Beresford.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Beresford, South Dakota?

The following zip codes were used: 57004

How do the internet speeds in Beresford compare to other cities in South Dakota?

Click through to see how the Beresford broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Britton, Colonial Pine Hills, Freeman, Groton, Hartford, Lead, Sioux Falls

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Beresford - Vast Broadband.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Beresford, South Dakota?

Rise Broadband and Beresford Municipal provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Beresford.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.




Beresford Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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