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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 Provider State Coverage Link
CenturyLink 68% Visit site
Spectrum 56.6% Visit site
Montana Internet 47.9% N/A
Wisp West 27.7% Visit site
MontanaSky Networks 18.1% Visit site
USA Communications 13.7% Visit site
Cybernet1 11.9% Visit site
Mid-Rivers Communications 11.1% Visit site
Triangle Communications 6.3% Visit site
Blackfoot Communications 4.7% N/A

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Nemont Telephone Cooperative 4.6% Visit site
Bullitt Communications 4.6% Visit site
Montana Opticom 4.2% Visit site
SpeedConnect 4.1% Visit site
Access Montana 3.8% Visit site
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 3.6% Visit site
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative 2.8% Visit site
Little Apple Technologies 1.5% Visit site
Telesystems 1.4% Visit site
Frontier Communications 1.1% Visit site
KDS Networks 1.1% Visit site
Project Mutual Telephone Cooperative Association 1.1% Visit site
Range Telephone Cooperative Inc 1% Visit site
InterBel Telephone Cooperative 0.9% Visit site
Landmark Wireless 0.5% Visit site
Northern Telephone Cooperative 0.4% Visit site
Global Net 0.3% Visit site
Safelink Internet 0.3% Visit site
Southern Montana Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Visionary Communications 0.2% Visit site
Lincoln Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Ruhl Moore Technologies 0.1% Visit site
Yellowstone Media Design 0.1% Visit site
Hot Springs Telephone Co 0.1% Visit site
Reservation Telephone Cooperative <.1% Visit site
West River Cooperative Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Western Montana Broadband <.1% N/A
BCIIDAHO <.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
Fiber 13.5%
Cable 61.5%
DSL 88.0%
Fixed Wireless 72.2%

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 Mbps 2.0%
6 to 10 Mbps 5.2%
11 to 20 Mbps 8.8%
21 to 30 Mbps 3.3%
31 to 75 Mbps 14.8%
76 to 100 Mbps 53.6%
101 to 250 Mbps 5.6%
251 to 500 Mbps 0.1%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.0%
1 Gbps or more 2.5%

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.

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