Internet Providers in Busby, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Busby, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||8.64 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||33.88%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Busby, Montana
Internet Access in Busby, Montana
Busby offers 6 residential Internet Service Providers, or 10 if you include business and mobile services. There are 5 choices for wired Internet, namely DSL service.
DSL has strong availability in comparison with other Internet technologies in Busby because it uses phone wires to transmit digital data. Therefore, seeing as most homes are wired for telephone service, it makes sense that Busby has 97.43 percent DSL coverage.
In the less well-developed communities within Busby, as many as 1,000 people have only one or fewer options for wired Internet.
The plans displayed on this page are manually collected by our data science team. The 21 Internet packages shown above are the latest of 88 plans we've seen in Busby to date.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Busby as measured by coverage area. As the maps below illustrate, the more common telecom companies frequently cover the same addresses around Busby.
Internet Statistics 2021
97.2% of consumers in Busby1,000 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 Busby, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Nemont Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Busby, Montana
- Range Telephone Cooperative - 97.4% Availability in Busby - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Nemont Telephone Cooperative - 1.6% Availability in Busby - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Busby - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Busby - 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.
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 and Video Streaming in Busby
Data from our market research team suggests that many of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming services, while providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Busby
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||97.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Choice Broadband||Fixed Wireless||15.2%+||9 Mbps|
|Nemont Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||1.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Busby to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Busby||8.6 Mbps||6||$0.35 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +340.5 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +98.5 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +91.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +103.1 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +106.7 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|