Internet Providers in Lima, Montana

Most Popular Internet Providers in Lima, Montana:

Showing 1 to 3 Providers

  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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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 - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative
    97.7% Available
    97.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    500 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 6
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-500mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $64.95 - $114.95
  • 1. 1. Verizon
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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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
  • 2. 2. AT&T Wireless
    96.2% Available
    96.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75

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Internet Access in Lima, Montana

Lima offers 3 home Internet providers, or 7 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 3 broadband choices (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

In less fortunate communities within Lima, as many as 300 people have only one or fewer choices for broadband Internet service.

Owing to the lack of wired Internet infrastructure, wireless choices like satellite Internet are the only technologies with broad coverage for most households in Lima and the surrounding area.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Internet access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data we collect from telecoms. Averaged statistics about speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs. [1] Our researchers have hand-filed pricing and service data for 93 Internet packages in Lima as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Lima, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 500 Mbps Fiber and DSL 16s 97.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lima

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Lima is the 218th most connected city in Montana behind Sugar City, Dillon, Saint Anthony, Ennis, and West Yellowstone.

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

Approximately 800 people in Beaverhead 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: 98% of people living in Lima 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 Beaverhead County, approximately 2,000 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.

Data Caps in Lima

Data from our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop streaming services, while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Lima to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lima 13.2 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +521.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +135.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +147.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +156.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +148.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.66 ( $0.00 )