Internet Providers in Heron, Montana

Most Popular Internet Providers in Heron, Montana:

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  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $64.99 - $249.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Blackfoot Communications
    81.7% Available
    81.7%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $58 - $98

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 15-50mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Price Range: $58 - $98
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Heron. See All
  • 1. Verizon
    39.5% Available
    39.5%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Heron, Montana

The overall most commonly available wired Internet options within Heron are Satellite and DSL and Fiber networks. FCC filings show that Satellite reaches a close to one hundred percent footprint in the area, in contrast with the 81.66 percent DSL and Fiber service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Heron's primary wired broadband providers.

Since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only published 6+ months later, provider availability listed above might not reflect the latest expansions. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

Blackfoot Telecommunications is another commonly available Internet choice for Heron. They offer DSL and Fiber service available to 81 percent of Heron.

As a whole, Heron's broadband access is below average — most of the area has 0 providers. 700 of local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This is verifiable in the ISP territory map below. (So, that's 100 percent of the population stuck with a single source for Internet.) Explore the interactive map to observe coverage variation in the area, and access real-world speed test statistics for local providers.

Internet Statistics 2022

700 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 Heron, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Blackfoot Telecommunications 50 Mbps DSL and Fiber 2m 43s 81.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Heron

Heron Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Heron is the 276th most connected city in Montana behind Sagle, Sandpoint, Kellogg, Osburn, and Libby.

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 Sanders 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.

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in Heron have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Sanders County, approximately 5,000 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.

Compare Heron to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Heron 8.8 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +536.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +152.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +16 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +172.1 Mbps ) 19 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +177.8 Mbps ) 26 ( +22 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +170.3 Mbps ) 10 ( +6 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )