Internet providers in Butte-Silver Bow, MT

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Butte-Silver Bow, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable88%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL81%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 7 MbpsDSL100%
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 $44.99 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 Montana Internet bringing cable and DSL 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, Montana Internet, offers DSL 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $50.82.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $0.92.

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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $50.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $0.92.

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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Montana Internet DSL internet

Provider

Montana Internet

Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Montana Internet offers broadband to all households in Butte-Silver Bow covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Montana Internet 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 Montana Internet start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $50.82.

Montana Internet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 8 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $8.13 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Butte-Silver Bow, $0.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Montana Internet offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Butte-Silver Bow. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Butte-Silver Bow's providers, 48 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Butte-Silver Bow, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Butte-Silver Bow, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Butte-Silver Bow and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Butte-Silver Bow at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Butte-Silver Bow at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Butte-Silver Bow residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Butte-Silver Bow may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Butte-Silver Bow DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

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 significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Butte-Silver Bow, $50.82.

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

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.