Internet Providers in Molt, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Molt, MT
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $110

Internet Access in Molt, Montana

Molt has a total of 9 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering residential connections. If you include business Internet, there are 12 serviceable providers overall, such as CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit. (Note that some may be "doubles", since many incumbent providers market residential service and business services under separate branches.)

Viasat Internet is currently the most likely provider for Molt residents. practically one hundred percent of Molt census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving near one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in Molt is 25 Mbps.

The information on this page is sourced from FCC filings specific to Molt. Listings here are validated through privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

In terms of network technology installed in the area, the most common wired Internet connection types are DSL and Fiber, with 98.27% and 12.43% respectively. Fiber infrastructure is composed of newer fiber-optic cables, which are made of thousands of glass or plastic strands which send binary data as light. Fiber Internet provides stronger downloads and uptime, but may switch over to older copper cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Copper technology can downgrade performance, but they are still better than cable/DSL. Phone companies are the main source for DSL Internet service, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends Internet data via phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all other major wired broadband services.

To summarize, the average Molt resident has 2-3 choices for Internet. Molt is the 123rd most connected city as measured by the number of providers available per address.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Molt, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Triangle Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Triangle Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 10 Mbps Fixed Wireless 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Molt, Montana

  • Triangle - Fiber - 10.0% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Triangle - DSL - 98.3% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 12.4% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 12.4% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - Fixed Wireless - 12.4% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Molt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Molt is the 123rd most connected city in Montana ahead of Joliet, but behind Columbus, Billings, Park City, and Laurel.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Yellowstone 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: 22% of people living in Molt 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 21% of Molt 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 Yellowstone County, approximately 8,000 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 Molt

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Triangle Communications Fiber 10.0%+ 500 Mbps
Triangle Communications DSL 98.3%+ 50 Mbps
WispWest.net Fixed Wireless 81.4%+ 35 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 12.4%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 12.4%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Fixed Wireless 12.4%+ 10 Mbps
Rural Broadband Fixed Wireless 12.4%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 8.4%+ 80 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 8.4%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Molt to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Molt 20.4 Mbps 9 $1.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +395 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +98.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +95.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +107 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )