Internet Providers in Montana & Cable/TV Companies

There are 6 home TV and internet providers and 15 business providers across all of Montana. 90.4% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#13 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Montana is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Montana Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
CenturyLink68%Visit site
Spectrum56.6%Visit site
Montana Internet47.9%N/A
Wisp West27.7%Visit site
MontanaSky Networks18.1%Visit site
USA Communications13.7%Visit site
Cybernet111.9%Visit site
Mid-Rivers Communications11.1%Visit site
Triangle Communications6.3%Visit site
Blackfoot Communications4.7%N/A
Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Nemont Telephone Cooperative4.6%Visit site
Bullitt Communications4.6%Visit site
Montana Opticom4.2%Visit site
SpeedConnect4.1%Visit site
Access Montana3.8%Visit site
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative3.6%Visit site
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative2.8%Visit site
Little Apple Technologies1.5%Visit site
Telesystems1.4%Visit site
Frontier Communications1.1%Visit site
KDS Networks1.1%Visit site
Project Mutual Telephone Cooperative Association1.1%Visit site
Range Telephone Cooperative Inc1%Visit site
InterBel Telephone Cooperative0.9%Visit site
Landmark Wireless0.5%Visit site
Northern Telephone Cooperative0.4%Visit site
Global Net0.3%Visit site
Safelink Internet0.3%Visit site
Southern Montana Telephone Company0.3%Visit site
Visionary Communications0.2%Visit site
Lincoln Telephone Company0.1%Visit site
Ruhl Moore Technologies0.1%Visit site
Yellowstone Media Design0.1%Visit site
Hot Springs Telephone Co0.1%Visit site
Reservation Telephone Cooperative<.1%Visit site
West River Cooperative Telephone Company<.1%Visit site
Western Montana Broadband<.1%N/A
Tri-County Telephone Company<.1%Visit site
RT<.1%Visit site
Steelville Telephone Exchange<.1%Visit site

7.2% of Montanans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 7.2% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Montana as the 13th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

92.8% of Montana homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Montana
Fixed Wireless72.2%

Montana Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Montana the average is 20 Mbps. This measure puts Montana #52 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Montana
.1 to 5 Mbps2.0%
6 to 10 Mbps5.2%
11 to 20 Mbps8.8%
21 to 30 Mbps3.3%
31 to 75 Mbps14.8%
76 to 100 Mbps53.6%
101 to 250 Mbps5.6%
251 to 500 Mbps0.1%
501 to 999 Mbps0.0%
1 Gbps or more2.5%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Montanans. Real-world average speeds in Montana are about 20 Mbps, meaning Montana ranks #45 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Montana. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.