Internet Providers in Ashland, MT
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Residential Internet Statistics for Ashland, MT
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$145.71|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Ashland, Montana
Internet Access in Ashland, Montana
Viasat Internet 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.
In summary, the Internet situation isn't perfect in Ashland. Still, most homes still have at least 2 providers to choose from. Explore the interactive map to discover which neighborhoods have decent competition. For now, only 900 Ashland residents have access to fewer than one providers for wired broadband.
Internet Statistics 2021
85.3% of consumers in Ashland900 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||Availability|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||92.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Compare Ashland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ashland||4.7 Mbps||5||$3.12 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +529.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +155.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +164.8 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|