How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps 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 Glen, Montana
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Internet Access in Glen, Montana
Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers to validate that data on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other information is gathered manually by our data team. We've collected and verified 83 broadband plans in and near Glen in the past few years. FCC coverage data is updated every two quarters. However, it frequently is available here before governmental publications for most large providers.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Glen. They are available to virtually one hundred percent of Glen. HughesNet is the most common followup option, serving close to one hundred percent of Glen with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Glen is 25 Mbps.
In terms of network technologies installed in Glen, the most widespread physical wire Internet tech varieties are Satellite and Fiber and DSL, with practically one hundred percent and 93.75% respectively.
93.75 percent of households have only one option for home Internet, or none at all.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative is another option to consider. They have Internet in 93 percent of the Glen area. Wireless options like satellite and mobile are commonly advertised locally. However, wired providers almost always offer better pricing and performance. As detailed below, the majority of Glen residents have access to wired broadband.
Internet Statistics 2021
93.8% of consumers in Glen100 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 Glen, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s||93.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Montana Internet Corporation||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s||6.3%|
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.
Data Cap Issues in Glen
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs place a limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.