Internet Providers in Melstone, Montana

Most Popular Internet Providers in Melstone, Montana:

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  • 1. T-Mobile Home Internet
    32.1% Available
    32.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
    Download
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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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 required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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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: $59.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Ultra Home Internet
    32.1% Available
    32.1%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 5. 5. Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative
    97.8% Available
    97.8%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    8 Mbps
    Download
  • 6. 6. Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative
    14.6% Available
    14.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    75.9% Available
    75.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Mid-Rivers Communications
    38.4% Available
    38.4%

    Available

    Price Range:

    N/A

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
  • 3. Verizon
    17.5% Available
    17.5%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • 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 Melstone, Montana

The two most common wired network technologies within Melstone are Fixed Wireless networks as well as Satellite networks. FCC filings suggest Fixed Wireless reaches a 32.06 percent footprint in the area, compared with Satellite's near one hundred percent service.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available Internet provider in Melstone. practically one hundred percent of Melstone census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Melstone is 25 megabits per second.

The Internet access information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC filings. Coverage data is cross-validated using privatized databases to output more accurate listings than is available from the FCC directly. Data on speed and pricing of individual broadband plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are a total of 83 plans in Melstone since 2014. There are 15 Internet or bundled plans currently marketed in the area.

Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative provides a common alternative, serving Melstone with 97 percent local availability and a top speed of 8 Mbps. There are 2 providers in Melstone selling enterprise and smb subscriptions such as T1 and MPLS. We list every provider with business services on their site, but home providers often offer business packages as well.

As a whole, the diversity of options residents have for broadband in Melstone is not high — most of the area has about 1 provider. 200 of area residents have one of fewer options for broadband. This is verifiable in the interactive map below. So, that leaves 85.4 percent of residents with only one way to get WiFi. View the interactive map below to observe how coverage varies between census blocks in the area, and access real-world speed test statistics for the most common providers.

Internet Statistics 2022

200 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 Melstone, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 14.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 32.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 32.1%
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative 8 Mbps DSL 17m 4s 97.8%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Melstone

Melstone Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Melstone is the 286th most connected city in Montana behind Hardin, Billings, Huntley, Shepherd, and Roundup.

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

Approximately 15 people in Musselshell 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: 15% of people living in Melstone 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 Musselshell 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.