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< 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 Crane, Montana
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Internet Access in Crane, Montana
The average Crane household has broadband service from 2 different providers.
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative is the third largest wired broadband provider in Crane according to coverage area. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of residents.
Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
DSL has widespread availability in comparison to other Internet options within Crane since it uses phone wires to transmit digital data. The copper line usually comes in via a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the ethernet outlet inside to enable your Wifi.
The Internet coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from public government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from industry sources. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced from M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our market research team has hand-aggregated pricing for 78 broadband plans and bundles in the Crane market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Crane, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||900 Mbps||Cable||9s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||33.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||33.0%|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||5 Mbps||DSL||27m 18s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Crane
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.
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.
Data Caps Around Crane
Data from our market research team shows that some of the common providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.