Internet Service Providers in Somers, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Somers, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 51.26 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.8%

Internet Access in Somers, Montana

Somers offers 7 residential Internet providers, and 10 if you include business and mobile. There are 6 choices for wired broadband such as DSL and cable.

Most people in Somers have two or more Internet providers to them. The mapping tool provided below shows how competition changes in different parts of the city.

DSL and cable are the two dominant broadband network options around the Somers area. They are fighting for the same potential customers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Cable network speed is generally better, but big-picture metrics seen with either type are comparable.

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Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage for close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to virtually one hundred percent of residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient to view lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or modern services such as Google Hangouts, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the coverage map on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Somers with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Somers is the 70th most connected city in Montana ahead of Lakeside, Kila, and Bigfork, but behind Polson and Kalispell.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Somers, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
MontanaSky Networks 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Somers, Montana

  • CenturyLink - 97.7% Availability in Somers - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • MontanaSky - 100.0% Availability in Somers - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 87.2% Availability in Somers - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Somers - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Somers - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Somers

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Somers is the 70th most connected city in Montana ahead of Lakeside, Kila, and Bigfork, but behind Polson and Kalispell.

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

Approximately 500 people in Flathead 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: 9% of people living in Somers 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 100% of Somers 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 Flathead County, approximately 22,000 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 Somers

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MontanaSky Networks DSL and Fixed Wireless 100% 31 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 97.7%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 87.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 55.2%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 40.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Somers to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Somers 51.3 Mbps 7 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +297.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +48.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +60.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +64 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )