Internet Service Providers in Highwood, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Highwood, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 5.89 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 2.14%

Internet Access in Highwood, Montana

Highwood residences have, on average, 2.05 ISPs available. This is a pretty normal amount of choice for the US, seeing as the majority of Internet providers were formerly cable television or landline phone providers. Most houses have long been wired for both.

The plans listed above are collected individually by our data analysis team.

3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative is the third largest wired broadband provider in Highwood by coverage area, available for 91 percent of local addresses. Landmark Wireless is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable, it can provide an interchangeable service quality in some cases.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Highwood.

Broadly speaking, the widest available Internet services for Highwood Internet users are Satellite, followed by Fiber. The mapping tools and speed test data below show how the actual speed test and performance results vary when comparing zip codes and ISPs in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Highwood, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Triangle Communications 200 Mbps Fiber and DSL 40s
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Highwood, Montana

  • 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - 91.0% Availability in Highwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Triangle - 3.9% Availability in Highwood - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Highwood - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Highwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Highwood is the 168th most connected city in Montana ahead of Box Elder, but behind Great Falls, Belt, Fort Benton, and Cascade.

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

Approximately 37 people in Chouteau 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: 92% of people living in Highwood 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 Chouteau County, approximately 41 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Highwood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Landmark Wireless Fixed Wireless 97.6%+ 12 Mbps
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative Fiber and DSL 91.0%+ 100 Mbps
Triangle Communications Fiber and DSL 3.9%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Highwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Highwood 5.9 Mbps 7 $1.98 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +343.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +101.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )