Internet Providers in Augusta, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Augusta, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||19.18 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||500 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||7.51%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Augusta, Montana
Internet Access in Augusta, Montana
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Augusta. HughesNet is also widely available.
DSL providers such as Montana Internet Corporation deliver broadband service using copper phone infrastructure. This explains why DSL is sold through telecom companies that historically offered telephone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by close to one hundred percent of Augusta. Refer to the table directly below for insights into how the promised speed, latency, and etc compare to real-world performancerecorded by local subscribers.
The average Augusta home has 2 companies to choose from. Accounting for all addresses in the city, there are precisely 2.01 providers for each location.
Montana Internet Corporation is another commonly available Internet option for Augusta. They offer DSL service available to virtually one hundred percent of the area.
The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and private data we source directly from telecoms, or via unlisted sources. Averaged statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs. Our research team has manually gathered price and plan details for 60 Internet deals in Augusta to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Augusta, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||500 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|Montana Internet Corporation||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Augusta, Montana
- Montana Internet Corporation - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 7 Mbps
- 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - 92.5% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - 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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Augusta
Data from our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Augusta
|Montana Internet Corporation||DSL||100%||7 Mbps|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||Fiber and DSL||92.5%+||500 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
Compare Augusta to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Augusta||19.2 Mbps||5||$3.56 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +329.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +87.9 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +80.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +92.5 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +96.1 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|