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Internet providers in Billings, MT

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Billings, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL61%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic1.396%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Wispwest.net $60.77 100 - 200 MbpsWireless100%
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Billings internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Billings is comparable to the rest of Montana - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Billings area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Billings residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 49% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.310% of those living in Billings.

There are six internet providers serving the Billings area, and 98.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Billings's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Billings

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 25 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 105 Mbps 64 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 116 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Wispwest.net 12 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Billings

The largest internet providers in Billings are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Billings.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Billings residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 61% of the area. Billings’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Billings residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Billings covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Billings residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Billings, $59.15.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Billings, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Billings. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Billings's providers, 253 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

61%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Billings covering 61% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Billings to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Billings, $59.15.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Billings, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Billings. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Billings's providers, 253 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Billings covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Billings where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Billings, $59.15.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Billings, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Billings. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Billings's providers, 253 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Billings with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Billings. The next fastest internet provider in Billings is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 61% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Billings with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Billings, $59.15.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Billings, covering 1.396% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.