Internet Providers in Reed Point, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Reed Point, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 6.98 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 9.76%

Internet Access in Reed Point, Montana

Information below is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized data to enhance that data on a census block level. Plan and pricing information is gathered manually through our data team. To date, we've collected and verified 83 broadband plans in Reed Point since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 18 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

The average Reed Point household has 2 Internet providers with availability at their address. This is a good amount of market competition. It results in two ISPs competing on pricing and service reliability. This high level of competition isn't distributed evenly, however — as a surprising 90.24 of residents still have only one option for broadband access.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Reed Point's most widely available wired Internet options.

Triangle Communications is also a commonly available broadband option in Reed Point. They offer DSL service with coverage in 94 percent of Reed Point. Triangle Communications is another alternative wireless service worth noting to 62 percent of Reed Point, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a Triangle Communications tower or access point.

Satellite is the best-performing kind of broadband with coverage in Reed Point that residents should consider. Enter your address in the search tool above to search our database for more personalized results in your neighborhood.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Reed Point, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Triangle Communications 200 Mbps DSL and Fiber 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Reed Point, Montana

  • Triangle - 94.1% Availability in Reed Point - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Reed Point - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Reed Point - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Reed Point

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Reed Point is the 173rd most connected city in Montana behind Columbus, Park City, Big Timber, Absarokee, and Joliet.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Stillwater 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: 12% of people living in Reed Point 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 Stillwater 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.

Data Caps Around Reed Point

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since customers view them as a strategy to limit streaming services, while providers explain that data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Reed Point

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Triangle Communications DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 94.1%+ 200 Mbps
WispWest.net Fixed Wireless 46.0%+ 35 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Reed Point to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Reed Point 7 Mbps 6 $2.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )