Internet Providers in Melrose, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Melrose, MT
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.09

Internet Access in Melrose, Montana

Internet service coverage and competition between providers in Melrose is below average. a surprising 19.4 percent of local addresses are stuck with one or fewer choices for services at their location. Melrose's connectivity ranks at 172nd out of 329 cities within the state.

DSL broadband has lots of coverage in comparison to other Internet options within Melrose because it relies on telephone wires to send digital data — the acronym is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."

Montana Internet Corporation as well as 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative also provide coverage in Melrose, with shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Melrose.

Coverage data analysis here comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Melrose are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. Using our relationships with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to further verify this data against private data reported by telecoms. This helps us to create better mapping than government tools. Our speed averages are calculated from actual speed tests from Melrose. When it comes to plan pricing and terms info our research process is manual. Our research staff has manually filed 76 Internet packages in Melrose since 2014, and 16 of those are currently active.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Melrose, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Southern Montana Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
Montana Internet Corporation 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Melrose, Montana

  • 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - Fiber - 17.2% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Montana Internet Corporation - DSL - 84.3% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 7 Mbps
  • 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - DSL - 75.4% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Southern Montana Telephone Company - Fiber - 3.7% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Melrose - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Melrose

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Melrose is the 172nd most connected city in Montana behind Anaconda, Dillon, Boulder, Butte, and Whitehall.

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

Fiber Availability: 21% of people living in Melrose 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.

Approximately 81% of Melrose residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Silver Bow County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Melrose

Provider Type Coverage Speed
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative Fiber 17.2%+ 100 Mbps
Montana Internet Corporation DSL 84.3%+ 7 Mbps
3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative DSL 75.4%+ 100 Mbps
Southern Montana Telephone Company Fiber 3.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Melrose to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Melrose 5.2 Mbps 6 $1.5 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +410.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +113.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +111 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +122.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +122.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )