Internet Service Providers in Geraldine, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Geraldine, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||9.69 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||200 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.35%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Geraldine, Montana
Internet Access in Geraldine, Montana
Geraldine has 6 residential Internet Service Providers, and 10 if you include business and mobile. There are 5 broadband choices, most likely DSL.
DSL has lots of coverage in comparison to other types of wired broadband in Geraldine since pretty much every house in Geraldine is connected to telephone wires — the DSL wire reaches the subscriber from utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
85.64 percent of the Geraldine area is still left with only one or zero options for Internet service as of 2021. Accounting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident can find at least 2 Internet providers available. Areas with more choices usually see reduced prices and stronger performance as providers are incentivized to improve network infrastructure to earn customers.
Coverage data on BroadbandNow comes from FCC reporting, which requires Internet companies in Geraldine to report coverage data biannually. Using direct agreements with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against privatized data submitted by telecoms. The speed averages shown here are calculated from browser-based speed tests from Geraldine in the M-Labs database.
Internet Statistics 2021
85.6% of consumers in Geraldine400 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 Geraldine, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Triangle Communications||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Geraldine, Montana
- Triangle - 72.3% Availability in Geraldine - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - 9.4% Availability in Geraldine - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Geraldine - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Geraldine - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Geraldine
|Triangle Communications||DSL and Fiber||72.3%+||200 Mbps|
|Landmark Wireless||Fixed Wireless||93.6%+||12 Mbps|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||9.4%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
Compare Geraldine to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Geraldine||9.7 Mbps||6||$1.98 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +339.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +90 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +102 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +105.6 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|