Internet Providers in Broadus, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Broadus, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||8.73 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||29.73%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Broadus, Montana
Internet Access in Broadus, Montana
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Broadus. HughesNet is also widely available.
Broadus residents who are able to get Internet at all are likely to pay a premium for it. The main reason is that areas with low Internet competition don't incentivize companies to lower prices.
Range Telephone Cooperative is currently one of the top three providers in Broadus by coverage area. They are available to 86 percent of the area.
The packages listed here are collected by hand by our research team.
Satellite is the main kind of broadband with coverage in Broadus that buyers should consider. The poor wired Internet infrastructure in Broadus results in poor average download speeds locally. Broadus average download speeds clock in 45.27% below the state average.
Internet Statistics 2021
94.0% of consumers in Broadus1,000 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 Broadus, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Broadus, Montana
- Range Telephone Cooperative - 86.3% Availability in Broadus - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Broadus - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Broadus - 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.
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Around Broadus
Data from our market research team shows that common ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users see caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Broadus
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||86.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Broadus to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Broadus||8.7 Mbps||4||$0.99 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +340.4 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +98.4 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +91 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +103 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +106.6 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|