Internet Providers in Chester, Montana

Most Popular Internet Providers in Chester, Montana:

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  • 1. T-Mobile Home Internet
    52.1% Available
    52.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Ultra Home Internet
    52.1% Available
    52.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 5. 5. Triangle
    77.2% Available
    77.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $99 - $249

    Speeds up to:
    500 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-500mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $99 - $249
  • 6. 6. Triangle
    48.9% Available
    48.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
  • 7. 7. Landmark Wireless
    19.3% Available
    19.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    12 Mbps
    Download

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Internet Access in Chester, Montana

Chester currently has two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet provides Satellite, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Chester.

Wireless technologies like fixed wireless suffer from a handful of key caveats, making wireless far from preferable for broadband access. Data caps are the biggest problem, although it's worth noting that fixed wireless data caps tend to be similar to those on wired DSL and cable service.

Since FCC data is collected biannually and only made public six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Triangle Communications is another commonly available broadband choice for Chester. They offer Fiber and DSL connections available to 77 percent of the area.

As a whole, Chester's broadband access is not high — most addresses will have 1-2 providers available. 1,000 of area residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as can be seen by exploring the interactive map below. (That leaves 99.2% of the population stuck with a single source of Internet.) View the map to understand coverage variation in the area, and compare real-world speed test results for local providers.

Internet Statistics 2022

1,000 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 Chester, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Triangle Communications 500 Mbps Fiber and DSL 16s 77.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 52.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 52.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Chester

Chester Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Chester is the 168th most connected city in Montana ahead of Shelby, Havre, and Box Elder, but behind Fort Benton and Conrad.

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

Approximately 300 people in Liberty 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: 77% of people living in Chester 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 Liberty County, approximately 300 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 Chester to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Chester 14.2 Mbps 8 $2.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +531.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +147.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +166.7 Mbps ) 19 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +172.4 Mbps ) 26 ( +18 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +164.9 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )