How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps 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 Harlowton, Montana
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Internet Access in Harlowton, Montana
Viasat Internet has the most availability in Harlowton. HughesNet is also commonly available.
Triangle Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Harlowton, available for practically one hundred percent of the area.
The plans listed on this page are manually collected through our data analysis team. We have aggregated 71 plans in Harlowton since 2014.
Due to the limited wired broadband infrastructure, satellite and wireless broadband are the only services with realistic coverage to the average household.
For more info, click to initialize the map below and use the zoom/pan tools to navigate. You'll find that the average amount of market competition is 1.1 providers covering each census block. This low amount of competition leaves 100 percent of consumers with inadequate broadband coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Harlowton1,000 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 Harlowton, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Triangle Communications||500 Mbps||Fiber||16s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Harlowton
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that top providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting", while providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Harlowton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harlowton||23.3 Mbps||4||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +511.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +125.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +137.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +146.2 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +138.8 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|