Internet Service Providers in Roberts, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Roberts, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 43.94 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 20 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Roberts, Montana

DSL lines and Satellite infrastructure make up the most widely available broadband types throughout Roberts, featuring 58.07 and near one hundred percent network reach in the area.

CenturyLink is an alternative. They offer 58 percent local coverage and a top speed of 20 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet access in Roberts. fixed wireless outfits such as can offer 35 Mbps via direct wireless links. Outside of residential Internet, there are also 2 companies in Roberts with enterprise and business services such as T1 and MPLS. We list every local provider with business services online.

The average home in Roberts has 2 wired Internet providers to choose from. 100% of the Roberts area — 1,000 people in total — have one or fewer options. DSL and cable broadband services usually offer the best pricing and data use packages for home use.

The data listed here is sourced from FCC filings, and is with private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more useful resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, with coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered availability for close to near one hundred percent of the population. The top download speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. In general, any speed over 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming SD video over WiFi, but becomes challenging when multiple users try to use modern apps such as Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and etc. Explore the availability map below to see how broadband coverage compares down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Roberts, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Roberts, Montana

  • CenturyLink - 58.1% Availability in Roberts - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Roberts - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Roberts - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Roberts

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Roberts is the 150th most connected city in Montana ahead of Joliet, but behind Columbus, Red Lodge, Park City, and Absarokee.

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 Carbon 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.

In Carbon County, approximately 6,000 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 Roberts

ISPs have been moving to add data caps for residential broadband plans in recent years. Some Internet providers in Roberts — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps according to our latest plan data. Data caps vary widely, and can be from 250GB to a Terabyte. Data limits are usually quite high, meaning they won't affect the majority of users. CenturyLink customers in Roberts are advised to confirm data use policies while purchasing service, and not assume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Roberts

Provider Type Coverage Speed Fixed Wireless 100% 35 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 58.1%+ 20 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 43.4%+ 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Visionary Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps

Compare Roberts to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Roberts 43.9 Mbps 5 $0.93 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +305.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +63.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +67.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +71.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )