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Internet providers in Great Falls, MT

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Great Falls, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.795%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL71%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 7 MbpsDSL100%
BCIIDAHO - -Wired1.671%
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Great Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Great Falls 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 Great Falls area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Great Falls residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Great Falls, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Great Falls area, and 99.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Great Falls's eight internet providers, prices start at $38.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Great Falls

The largest internet providers in Great Falls are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Montana Internet bringing cable and DSL options to Great Falls.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Great Falls residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 71% of the area. Great Falls’s third most-available internet provider, Montana Internet, offers DSL to around 100% of Great Falls residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Great Falls covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Great Falls 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 Great Falls, $49.13.

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 Great Falls, $0.96.

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 Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 243 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

71%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Great Falls covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Great Falls 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 Great Falls, $49.13.

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 Great Falls, $0.96.

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 Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 243 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 Great Falls covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Montana Internet uses telephone lines in Great Falls 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 Great Falls, $49.13.

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 Great Falls, $0.96.

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 Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 243 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Great Falls and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Great Falls at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Great Falls at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Great Falls 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 Great Falls 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 Great Falls cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Great Falls with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.795% of households in Great Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Great Falls is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

KDS Networks offers the cheapest internet in Great Falls with plans starting at $38.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Great Falls, $49.13.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Great Falls, covering 0.795% of the city.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.