Internet Providers in Montpelier, IN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Montpelier, IN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.32

Internet Access in Montpelier, Indiana

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Montpelier. HughesNet is also widely available.

Mainstream Fiber Networks provides an second choice. They offer 81 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 200 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet for residents of Montpelier. fixed wireless outfits such as WATCH Communications are able to achieve 25 Mbps or more via wireless links.

In terms of network tech offered the city, the most prevalent physical wire Internet tech infrastructures are Fixed Wireless and IPBB, with 78.21% and 73.59% respectively.

The average Montpelier subscriber will have 3-4 providers at a given location, or precisely 3.47 Internet providers per census block. Only 29.08 percent of the Montpelier population are stuck with one or fewer options for Internet service.

The broadband access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of governmental data and privatized data collected from ISPs. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our market research team has manually aggregated price and plan details for 312 broadband deals for the Montpelier market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Montpelier, Indiana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mainstream Fiber Networks 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Citizens Telephone Corporation 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Montpelier, Indiana

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 73.6% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mainstream Fiber Networks - Fiber - 82.0% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 78.2% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 5.6% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Citizens Telephone Corporation - DSL - 3.7% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Montpelier - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Montpelier

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Montpelier is the 343rd most connected city in Indiana behind Hartford City, Warren, Upland, Dunkirk, and Van Buren.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Blackford County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 82% of people living in Montpelier have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 71% of Montpelier residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Blackford County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues in Montpelier

Data from our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Montpelier

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 73.6%+ 100 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Mainstream Fiber Networks Fiber 82.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 78.2%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 5.6%+ 100 Mbps
Citizens Telephone Corporation DSL 3.7%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
WATCH Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Montpelier to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Montpelier 2.7 Mbps 8 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +531.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +146.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +157.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +166.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +159.4 Mbps ) 8 $0.36 ( $0.00 )