Internet Providers in Valier, Montana
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Residential Internet Statistics for Valier, MT
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||13.81 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||100 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||37.2%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Valier, Montana
Internet Access in Valier, Montana
Valier offers 5 residential Internet providers, or 8 when including business and mobile operators. There are 4 choices for wired broadband, namely DSL.
The broadband plans shown here are manually gathered through our data science team.
Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods around Valier, as many as 1,000 people have only one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet.
DSL has widespread availability compared with other Internet services in Valier since it uses phone cable for sending digital data. The DSL wire usually reaches the home via a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the ethernet jack inside to complete the connection for Wifi.
According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Valier in terms of coverage area. The more common providers frequently cover the same addresses in different blocks around Valier.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Valier1,000 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 Valier, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Valier, Montana
- 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative - 82.5% Availability in Valier - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Valier - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Valier - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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 Valier
Data from our researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Valier
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||DSL and Fiber||82.5%+||100 Mbps|
|Softworx Incorporated||Fixed Wireless||24.8%+||10 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
Compare Valier to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +335.3 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +93.3 Mbps )||18 ( +18 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +85.9 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +97.9 Mbps )||21 ( +21 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps )||9 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( + $0.00 )|