Internet Providers in Fort Peck, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fort Peck, MT
Internet Providers: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 30 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $0

Internet Access in Fort Peck, Montana

DSL is the only wired broadband network choice that has widespread coverage within Fort Peck. As of the latest data, it can be accessed by 95.60 percent of the population. DSL Internet reaches subscribers over twisted copper landline phone wires. This is why it comes from phone companies, such as Nemont.

Nemont is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Fort Peck by coverage area. They are available for 85 percent of residents. Nemont Telephone Cooperative is also a common option — while fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Fort Peck.

Looking at the less well-developed areas within Fort Peck, as many as 300 people are left with one or fewer options for broadband Internet.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private data collected directly from industry sources or through private third parties. Statistics about speed and performance data comes primarily via M-Labs. Our market research team has manually collected price and plan details for 86 broadband offerings in the Fort Peck market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Fort Peck, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
Nemont 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s 85.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative 8 Mbps DSL 17m 4s 10.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fort Peck

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Fort Peck is the 224th most connected city in Montana behind Poplar, Malta, Wolf Point, Glasgow, and Glendive.

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

Approximately 400 people in Valley 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 Valley County, approximately 1,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Fort Peck

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Fort Peck to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fort Peck 6.1 Mbps 5 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +528.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +142.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +154.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +163.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +156 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )