Internet Service Providers in Rexford, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Rexford, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 13.69 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 51.1%

Internet Access in Rexford, Montana

According to the latest availabliity data, the Rexford area has two main providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they offer Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of the area and reported speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.

InterBel Telephone Cooperative is another commonly available broadband choice for Rexford. They offer DSL service available to 51 percent of Rexford.

DSL providers connect customers to broadband service using phone lines on utility poles, which is why DSL often comes through telecommunication companies that historically offered landline phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available for 51.10 percent of the area. copper DSL lines have limited capacity when compared to those used for cable or fiber, which results in lower overall download and upload speeds. This is part of the reason average speeds in Rexford perform below the state, clocking in with 13.69 Mbps compared to the 54 Mbps average download in Montana overall.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

To summarize, the diversity of choices residents have for broadband in Rexford is below average — most addresses in the area have 1 provider. 800 of Rexford residents have one of fewer options. This is verifiable in the map below. So, that leaves 100 percent of the population stuck with a single source of Internet. Explore the interactive map below to understand coverage variations in Rexford, and access speed test statistics between the most common providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Rexford, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
InterBel Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Rexford, Montana

  • InterBel Telephone Cooperative - 51.1% Availability in Rexford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Rexford - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Rexford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Rexford

Rexford Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Rexford is the 112th most connected city in Montana ahead of Libby, Troy, and Eureka, but behind Columbia Falls and Whitefish.

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

Approximately 700 people in Lincoln 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: 49% of people living in Rexford 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 Lincoln County, approximately 15,000 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 in Rexford

Many Internet service providers have added data limits for their residential broadband plans in recent years. Some major Internet service providers in Rexford — InterBel Telephone Cooperative included — have plans with data caps. Data caps fall under a wide range. They typically can be anywhere from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are generally quite high, meaning they won't affect most people. If an unlimited connection isn't available to you, most providers offer a meter to track usage. Data caps have been rising as the standard for streaming video quality rises. If you're signing up for InterBel Telephone Cooperative in Rexford, be sure to verify the data caps for your specific plan when signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Rexford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
InterBel Telephone Cooperative DSL and Fiber 51.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Rexford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Rexford 13.7 Mbps 4 $2.00 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +335.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +93.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +101.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )