Internet Providers in Bainville, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bainville, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 11.24 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.34%

Internet Access in Bainville, Montana

Information here is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance the information on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan information is gathered through our data analysis team. We have aggregated 76 Internet plans in Bainville. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 218 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

92.76 percent of Bainville is stuck with one or fewer Internet choices. Aside from these underserved blocks, the average resident will have at least 2 providers available. Areas with more competition will get lower prices and higher speed, since providers are incentivized to improve their services to earn customers.

DSL broadband from telephone companies has widespread availability in comparison with other Internet services around Bainville because virtually all houses are connected to phone wires — therefore, since a majority of homes are wired with landline phone wiring, it's no suprise that Bainville would have 55.76 percent DSL coverage.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Bainville.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, Nemont provides a third option for coverage in 55 percent of the Bainville area. Wireless companies like Nemont Telephone Cooperative and satellite Internet providers like are also worth considering, but the main wired options are usually a stronger value when it comes to performance and price.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Bainville, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Nemont 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bainville, Montana

  • Nemont - 55.8% Availability in Bainville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bainville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bainville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bainville

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Bainville is the 224th most connected city in Montana behind Poplar, Sidney, Williston, Fairview, and Plentywood.

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

Approximately 400 people in Roosevelt 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: 50% of people living in Bainville 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.

In Roosevelt 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 Caps Around Bainville

Data collected by our research team suggests that top providers in Bainville currently place some sort of limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bainville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nemont DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 100% 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Bainville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bainville 11.2 Mbps 5 $0.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +337.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +95.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +88.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +100.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )