Internet Providers in Winnett, Montana

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Residential Internet Statistics for Winnett, MT
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 1.26 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 55.28%

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 (formerly Exede) 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 2021

200 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
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Winnett, Montana

  • Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative - 88.1% Availability in Winnett - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Winnett - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Winnett - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Winnett

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Winnett is the 252nd most connected city in Montana behind Lewistown, Malta, Huntley, Shepherd, and Roundup.

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

Approximately 25 people in Petroleum County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 45% of people living in Winnett 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 42% of Winnett 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 Petroleum County, approximately 200 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Winnett

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative DSL and Fiber 88.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Winnett to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +347.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +98.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +110.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +114 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )