Internet Providers in Box Elder, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Box Elder, MT
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 500 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $151.5

Internet Access in Box Elder, Montana

The overall most common wired Internet types within Box Elder are Satellite lines as well as Fiber. Our records show that Satellite has a virtually one hundred percent footprint in Box Elder, in contrast to the 99.17 percent Fiber service. Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networking is prefered for sending data and offers overall enhanced speeds, even though cable or DSL might be cheaper.

Triangle Communications is an alternative. They offer 99 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 200 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet in Box Elder. For example, fixed wireless outfits like Triangle Communications are able to deliver 10 Mbps via direct wireless technology.

According to the latest FCC reports, 100 percent of residents have a single choice for home broadband, or in some rare cases, none.

The broadband coverage information listed here is sourced via FCC reports, and is enhanced using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by our data analysis experts, who gather thousands of plans each year.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to around near one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 Mbps is enough to stream standard definition videos on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for multiple users or modern services such as video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the Internet availability map on this page to see how broadband coverage compares at the census block level in Box Elder.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Box Elder, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Triangle Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s 99.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Box Elder

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Box Elder is the 281st most connected city in Montana behind Fort Benton, Chester, Havre, Harlem, and Chinook.

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

Approximately 200 people in Hill 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: 99% of people living in Box Elder 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 Hill County, approximately 500 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.

Internet Service Availability Surrounding Stone Child College

Broadband options around Stone Child College are limited. Averaged across all census blocks within two miles of campus, the average address has 1.05 internet providers to choose from, meaning effectively one or no options for wired service. Speed test data suggests that internet connectivity in the Stone Child College area is over 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (35.12 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be sufficient for students in Box Elder who want to watch high-definition video, split the cost of a connection with housemates, and etc. Since these averages are calculated on openly available performance test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search box on this page to see more information on broadband internet options at a specific address.

Compare Box Elder to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Box Elder 35.1 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +499.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +113.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +125.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +134.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +127 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )