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Internet Providers in Virginia City, Montana
Residential Internet Statistics for Virginia City, MT
|Fastest Speed Available:||100 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$79.95|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Virginia City, Montana:
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Internet Access in Virginia City, Montana
Consumers will find 9 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Virginia City. There are 2 mobile Internet companies.
Since FCC coverage data is tallied up biannually and only released 6+ months after filing, availability shown in the results below might not reflect the most recent network upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Virginia City.
DSL Internet providers connect customers to Internet services using pre-existing telephone lines, which is why it is marketed through companies that also offer phone service. DSL Internet is accessible by near one hundred percent of the area. See the table on this page for more information about how the advertised speed and performance compare to current customers' speed and throughput.
Explore our maps on this page for analysis of how availability plays out in specific neighborhoods at the census block level. In this quarter, our coverage data shows that the average census block in area has 3 or more serviceable Internet companies.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Virginia City, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Montana Internet Corporation||7 Mbps||DSL||19m 30s||100.0%|
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.
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.
Data Caps in Virginia City
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the top providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Virginia City to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Virginia City||54.2 Mbps||6||$2.01 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +480.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +115.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.17 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +107.9 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|