Internet Service Providers in Fishtail, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fishtail, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 9.04 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 30 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 53.69%

Internet Access in Fishtail, Montana

Satellite lines and DSL lines are widely available wired broadband networks present in Fishtail, featuring close to one hundred and 80.65 percent network reach within city limits.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is currently collected twice annually and only made public six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this lag.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Fishtail.

Nemont is also a commonly available Internet choice for Fishtail. They offer primarily DSL connections with coverage in 80 percent of the area. WispWest.net offers an alternative wireless service worth noting for 55 percent of the area. Keep in mind this option requires roof access or proximity to a WispWest.net tower or access point.

Overall, the diversity of options residents have for broadband in Fishtail is not high — most buildings will have around 1-2 providers. A total of 400 local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as is verifiable in the interactive map below. That's 100% of the population with only one way to get WiFi. View the interactive map below to see how coverage varies between neighborhoods in the area, and compare real-world speed test statistics for the most common providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Fishtail, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
Nemont 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fishtail, Montana

  • Nemont - 80.7% Availability in Fishtail - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fishtail - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fishtail - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fishtail

Fishtail Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Fishtail is the 156th most connected city in Montana ahead of Joliet, but behind Columbus, Red Lodge, Park City, and Absarokee.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Stillwater 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.

In Stillwater County, approximately 3,000 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 Fishtail

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nemont DSL and Fixed Wireless 80.7%+ 30 Mbps
WispWest.net Fixed Wireless 55.5%+ 35 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Fishtail to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fishtail 9 Mbps 5 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )