Internet Providers in Ashland, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ashland, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||6.1 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||57.16%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ashland, Montana
Internet Access in Ashland, Montana
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Ashland. HughesNet is also widely available.
DSL-based broadband has a wide coverage area compared with other Internet options around Ashland because virtually all houses are wired with phone wires — therefore, seeing as most homes are wired for phone wiring, it's no suprise that Ashland has 91.98 percent DSL availability.
Range Telephone Cooperative is currently one of the top three providers in Ashland. They are available for 91 percent of local addresses. Choice Broadband is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable, it can provide an equivalent service quality.
The Internet packages shown on this page are manually gathered by our data analysis team.
For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to explore. Averaged to account for all addresses, the average density of broadband availability is 1.97 companies covering each census block. This low level of competition leaves 87.93% of residents with inadequate broadband coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
87.9% of consumers in Ashland1,000 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 Ashland, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ashland, Montana
- Range Telephone Cooperative - 92.0% Availability in Ashland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ashland - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ashland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 and Cord Cutting in Ashland
Data from our research team suggests that top providers in the area currently place a limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers see them as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Ashland
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||92.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Choice Broadband||Fixed Wireless||92.8%+||9 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Ashland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ashland||6.1 Mbps||5||$1.82 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +343 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +101 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +93.6 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +105.6 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +109.2 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|