How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Bighorn, Montana
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Internet Access in Bighorn, Montana
Consumers will find 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Bighorn. 2 of these are mobile LTE companies.
Since FCC availability data is tallied up biannually and only made public six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates availability data directly from some Internet providers to help fix this issue.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Bighorn's most widely available wired broadband providers.
DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet service using copper phone lines on utility poles. This is why it is purchased through companies that historically offered phone plans. DSL network technology is available for 50.98 percent of Bighorn homes. You can refer to the graphs on this page to get an idea of how advertised speed, latency, and etc compare to real-world speeds.
Overall, Bighorn's broadband access is below average — most of the area has about 1 provider available. Fewer than 100 people in the area have no wired Internet provider at all, however, so the broadband there is evenly spread out. Explore the map below to see how coverage varies in Bighorn, and access real-world speed test results between the most common providers.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bighorn, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||13.7%|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||31.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||16.7%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||16.7%|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||5 Mbps||DSL||27m 18s||46.1%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Bighorn
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.
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.