How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Winnett, Montana
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Internet Access in Winnett, Montana
The average Winnett household has access to Internet service through 1.33 different providers.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only released 6+ months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet or HughesNet are Winnett's primary wired Internet options.
DSL providers such as Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative deliver Internet services using phone lines, which is why DSL is sold through companies that bundle Internet access with landline telephone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by 88.07 percent of area addresses. See the table below to get an idea of how advertised speed, latency, and etc compare to user-tested performancerecorded by local subscribers.
Outside of the providers listed above, Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative is another option to consider. They have coverage in 88 percent of Winnett.
Internet Statistics 2022
58.0% of consumers in Winnett200 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 Winnett, Montana
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||44.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||64.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||64.5%|
|Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative||8 Mbps||DSL||17m 4s||88.1%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Winnett
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Winnett
Data collected by our research team shows that some of the top ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.