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Internet providers in Butte-Silver Bow, MT

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable88%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL81%
Montana Internet - -DSL100%
Southern Montana Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic1.517%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Butte-Silver Bow internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Butte-Silver Bow 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 Butte-Silver Bow area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Butte-Silver Bow residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.520% of those living in Butte-Silver Bow.

There are nine internet providers serving the Butte-Silver Bow area. Among Butte-Silver Bow's nine internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Butte-Silver Bow

The largest internet providers in Butte-Silver Bow are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Butte-Silver Bow.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Butte-Silver Bow residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Butte-Silver Bow’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Butte-Silver Bow residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Butte-Silver Bow covering 88% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $1.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Butte-Silver Bow. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Butte-Silver Bow's providers, 48 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Butte-Silver Bow covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Butte-Silver Bow 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $47.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $1.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Butte-Silver Bow. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Butte-Silver Bow's providers, 48 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Butte-Silver Bow covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Butte-Silver Bow 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $1.92.

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 Butte-Silver Bow. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Butte-Silver Bow's providers, 48 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Butte-Silver Bow with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in Butte-Silver Bow. The next fastest internet provider in Butte-Silver Bow is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 81% of the area.

SpeedConnect offers the cheapest internet in Butte-Silver Bow with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $47.99.

Southern Montana Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Butte-Silver Bow, covering 1.517% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.