Internet Service Providers in Dodson, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dodson, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 17.07 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 22.62%

Internet Access in Dodson, Montana

Dodson currently features two common Internet providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have download speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet provides Satellite. Their Internet services have coverage for near one hundred percent of Dodson and advertised download speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.

Triangle Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Dodson. They are available to 51 percent of local addresses. Triangle Communications is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

DSL-based Internet is widely available in comparison with other Internet technologies around Dodson because virtually every house in Dodson is connected to telephone lines. The acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."

The plans shown on this page are manually collected by our data analysis division. We've collected 95 packages in Dodson, in total.

As a whole, Dodson's broadband access is not high — most of the area has about 1-2 providers available. 600 of area residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This can be seen by exploring the coverage map below. (That's 99.4% of the population stuck with a single source for Internet.) Explore the map to see coverage variations in the area, and compare real-world speed test results between local providers.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Dodson with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Dodson is the 80th most connected city in Montana ahead of Glasgow, Havre, Harlem, and Chinook, but behind Malta.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Dodson, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Triangle Communications 200 Mbps DSL and Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dodson, Montana

  • Triangle - 51.3% Availability in Dodson - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Dodson - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Dodson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dodson

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Dodson is the 80th most connected city in Montana ahead of Glasgow, Havre, Harlem, and Chinook, but behind Malta.

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 Phillips 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: 33% of people living in Dodson 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 Phillips 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dodson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Triangle Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 82.2%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Dodson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dodson 17.1 Mbps 5 $1.98 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +332 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +90 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )