Internet Service Providers in Ulm, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ulm, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 5.98 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 20 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Ulm, Montana

DSL infrastructure and Satellite infrastructure make up the most widely available wired broadband types throughout Ulm, featuring near one hundred and practically one hundred percent network reach within city limits.

There is above-average competition between providers in Ulm, but 100 locals can't get service from multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied by their service from the incumbent provider, they have to use a less reliable wireless backup. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Ulm — the majority of households have 3-4 Internet choices.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Ulm.

Montana Internet Corporation as well as CenturyLink can also provide Internet service in Ulm, with overlap in some neighborhoods.

All the coverage data on this page comes from FCC data. Providers in Ulm are legally required to submit availability data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with providers, we are able to cross-validate public datasets against privatized data submitted via telecoms. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Ulm households from M-Labs, which is integrated with Google as well as BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Ulm, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Montana Internet Corporation 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ulm, Montana

  • Montana Internet Corporation - 100.0% Availability in Ulm - Speeds up to 7 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 82.6% Availability in Ulm - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ulm - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ulm - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ulm

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Ulm is the 41st most connected city in Montana ahead of Cascade, Fairfield, and Choteau, but behind Great Falls and Belt.

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

Approximately 83% of Ulm 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 Cascade County, approximately 9,000 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 Ulm

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Montana Internet Corporation DSL and Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 82.6%+ 20 Mbps
KDS Networks Fixed Wireless 72.9%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
KDS Networks Fixed Wireless 82.8%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 76.0%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Ulm to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ulm 6 Mbps 6 $3.56 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +343.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +101.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +109.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )