Internet Providers in Sun River, MT
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sun River, MT
|Fastest Speed Available:||100 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$72.46|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sun River, Montana
Internet Access in Sun River, Montana
FCC data is the primary source of Sun River broadband availability data highlighted on BroadbandNow. Since 2014, we've crunched 625 rows of governmental data catalogues about broadband availability within Sun River. Our researchers have hand-gathered local price data on 117 home Internet plans in Sun River. We don't currently have enough speed test information to show how real-world network speeds compare to advertised download speeds for Sun River residents. The graphed data below are scheduled for an update once we have enough aggregate recordings to show averages over time.
So far as Internet availability, the average location in Sun River has 3 providers at their address, or precisely 3.08 providers per census block.
Montana Internet Corporation is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Sun River with a maximum speed of 7 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet access for residents of Sun River. fixed wireless companies such as Montana Internet Corporation are able to deliver 40 Mbps using wireless hardware. There are also 2 providers in the area selling enterprise and business/smb technologies such as SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. Our listings include every local provider with business packages advertised online.
Taking a look now at network technology with significant infrastructure built within Sun River, we see that the most widespread wired Internet technology options are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (close to one hundred percent coverage). DSL service is delivered by twisted copper telephone wires by corporations such as Montana Internet Corporation that own copper phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction seen in telephone wires results in lower performance compared to cable and significantly less than fiber.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered availability for near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough to view lower-quality videos over WiFi. However, it may become problematic when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse our availability map on this page to compare broadband options on a granular level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sun River, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||90.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Montana Internet Corporation||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||9.3%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.