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Internet Providers in Miles City, Montana
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Internet Access in Miles City, Montana
FCC Form 477 datasets are the backbone of Miles City availability facts listed on BroadbandNow. We've examined 11,701 rows of FCC databases on Internet access in Miles City. The download speed averages are calculated from, to date, 861 speed tests from IP addresses originating in Miles City.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Miles City's most common wired broadband providers.
Most Miles City households have 2 Internet providers that can service at that location. This is a good level of market competition. It tends to improve prices. This choice isn't universal, however. A surprising 8.69 of residents still have only one option for broadband Internet access.
DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet service via phone infrastructure, which is why DSL often comes through telecommunication companies that bundle Internet access with landline phone connections. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available to 94.89 percent of Miles City. Interestingly, in spite of issues with DSL networking, Miles City's average download rates come out above the state average by 48.35 percent.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative is also in Miles City with DSL service in 91 percent of addresses and a recorded maximum speed of 8 Mbps. There are also 4 providers in Miles City with enterprise services like T1 and MPLS. Explore the interactive map to compare broadband coverage on the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
8.7% of consumers in Miles City900 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 Miles City, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||7.8%|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||900 Mbps||Cable||9s||89.0%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||87.2%|
|Range Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||2.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||8 Mbps||DSL||17m 4s||91.5%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Miles City to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Miles City||123.7 Mbps||8||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +410.7 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +25.1 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +36.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +45.8 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +38.4 Mbps )||8||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|