Vast Broadband Speed Test Tips

Things you should consider before running your speed test:

  • Internet speed changes throughout the day. Test your speed mulitple times for clear results.
  • Run the speed test in the same room and in clear sight of your router for the most accurate result.
  • Complete downloads on all connected devices prior to running the test.


Your Internet should support the following:

  • Light internet browsing
  • You may experience interrupted video streaming
  • Ideal for fewer than 3 devices


Your Internet should support the following:

  • Moderate internet browsing
  • HD video streaming
  • Music and photo download


Your Internet should support the following:

  • Multiplayer gaming
  • 4K video streaming
  • Uninterrupted video calling

Extremely Fast

Your Internet should support the following:

  • Multiplayer gaming
  • 4K video streaming on multiple devices
  • Fast file download and upload
  • Heavy Internet usage
  • Uninterrupted video calling
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Determining what your speed means

Up to

Ideal for 1-2 devices

  • Suitable for 1 person
  • Light Internet browsing
  • Music and photo download
Up to

Ideal for up to 6 devices

  • Suitable for 1-2 people
  • Moderate Internet browsing
  • Stream HD videos
Up to

Ideal for up to 9 devices

  • Suitable for 2-3 people
  • Manage large files
  • Stream 4k videos
  • Multiplayer gaming
Up to

Ideal for 10+ devices

  • Suitable for 4+ people
  • Heavy Internet usage
  • Stream 4k videos
  • Multiplayer gaming
Vast Broadband Frequently Asked Questions
How fast is Vast Broadband internet speed?

Vast Broadband offers several tiers of high-speed internet, including plans featuring download speeds of up to 100 Mbps, up to 200 Mbps, up to 400 Mbps, and up to 1 Gig (1,000 Mbps).

What is the fastest internet speed for Vast Broadband?

The fastest download speed available from Vast Broadband is up to 1,000 Mbps, or 1 Gbps (1 Gig), with upload speeds up to 30 Mbps.

Does Vast Broadband Internet have data caps?

No; Vast does not have a monthly data cap. You will not have to monitor your total data usage, or worry about any overage fees. There is also no cap at which you’ll experience reduced speeds; the speeds outlined in your plan are unlimited, no matter how much data you have used in a given month.

How can I improve my Vast Broadband internet speed?

Many users find they receive the fastest, most reliable speeds when connected directly to the internet through an Ethernet cable. For an improved WiFi connection, we recommend rebooting your modem and router, and placing your router in an open location in your home where the signal can travel more freely. You may also find internet speed improvement by minimizing the number of devices utilizing the WiFi at any given time. Turning off devices that aren’t currently in use can help to free up additional bandwidth for active tasks.

Does Vast Internet have a contract?

With Vast Internet plans, there is no contract. Subscribers are free to cancel at any time.

Where is Vast Internet available?

Vast Broadband is a popular Internet provider in South Dakota and Minnesota. To see if Vast Internet is available where you live, enter your address at

What is Vast Boost?

Vast Boost is an app that helps to configure, diagnose, and optimize your home Wi-Fi experience. You can install this app from the Google Play store or Apple App Store

How do I reset my Vast router?

If you are experiencing connectivity issues, the first recommended step is a simple reboot. Unplug your modem, router, and computer, waiting one minute to reconnect them, one by one. Restart your computer to see if issues still persist.

Learn About Vast Broadband Internet

Vast Broadband internet provides a variety of features that you can tailor to your needs. Learn more about your options on the Vast Broadband page.

WiFi Where You Need It

Vast Internet customers have free access to Vast WiFi hotspots so you can stay connected across the town.

No Data Caps Ever

Enjoy unlimited data all month long at the speed for which you pay.

No Contract Plans

With Vast, you are in control of your Internet. You can cancel at any time, no questions asked.

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