Internet Providers in Winifred, MT

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Residential Internet Statistics for Winifred, MT
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 500 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $151.5

Internet Access in Winifred, Montana

DSL Internet is the only high-speed wired network choice with widespread coverage within Winifred. As of the latest data pull, it can be accessed by around virtually one hundred percent of the city. DSL service reaches subscribers through landline phone wires on utility poles, which is the reason it almost always is provided by traditional phone companies, such as Montana Internet Corporation.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread provider in Winifred. practically one hundred percent of Winifred census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, with coverage in near one hundred percent of Winifred with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet for Winifred is 25 megabits per second download.

Triangle Communications provides a common alternative, serving Winifred with close to one hundred percent coverage and a top speed of 200 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet in Winifred. fixed wireless providers such as Triangle Communications are able to deliver 10 Mbps or more using direct wireless technology.

The average Winifred subscriber has 3 providers serving any given address.

The broadband access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and private data collected directly from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google queries. Our market researchers have manually filed package price and plan details on 107 Internet offerings in Winifred as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Winifred, Montana

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Triangle Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s 100.0%
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%

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Winifred is the 52nd most connected city in Montana ahead of Havre, Harlem, Chinook, and Box Elder, but behind Lewistown.

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

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Winifred 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 Winifred 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 Fergus County, approximately 2,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Winifred

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in Winifred use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Winifred to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Winifred 34.6 Mbps 6 $3.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +499.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +126 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +134.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +127.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )