Internet Providers in Belt, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Belt, MT
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $79.95

Internet Access in Belt, Montana

There are two Internet companies in Belt: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage for practically one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet predominantly provides Satellite, with availability in virtually one hundred percent of the area.

Since FCC data is collected biannually and only published six months after that, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this delay.

Montana Internet Corporation is another commonly available broadband choice in Belt, offering DSL connections available to practically one hundred percent of the area. Montana Internet Corporation offers an alternative wireless service to practically one hundred percent of Belt. Keep in mind that this option has to have roof access or line of site with a Montana Internet Corporation access point.

DSL providers connect customers to Internet services using copper telephone wires. This is why it is sold through telecom companies that also offer landline telephone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is accessible by practically one hundred percent of Belt homes. You can refer to the graphs below for insights into how the advertised speed, latency, and etc align with real-world performance in the area.

The majority of Belt homes have 3 choices so far as residential broadband, which is above average. Belt ranks at position 30th of 329 communities in Montana so far as broadband options. Underserved blocks are low, although some addresses may have issues that don't register in coverage data. Activate the map on this page to explore network data about neighborhoods within Belt.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Belt, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s 77.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Montana Internet Corporation 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Belt

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Belt is the 30th most connected city in Montana ahead of Fort Benton, Cascade, Fairfield, and Townsend, but behind Great Falls.

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

Fiber Availability: 22% of people living in Belt 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 99% of Belt 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 Cascade County, approximately 7,000 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.

Compare Belt to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Belt 16.6 Mbps 9 $3.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +517.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +132.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +144 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +152.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +145.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )