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Internet providers in Great Falls, MT

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Great Falls, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL71%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.795%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 1,000 MbpsDSL100%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsWired1.671%
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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 cable, which covers 100% of Great Falls residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 2.790% of the area. No DSL 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.

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Average internet speeds in Great Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 93 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
BCIIDAHO 13 Mbps 10 Mbps Wired
CenturyLink 21 Mbps 4 Mbps DSL

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*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Great Falls, $56.70.

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 Great Falls, $0.93.

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 Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 216 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

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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Great Falls, $56.70.

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 Great Falls, $0.93.

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 Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Montana Internet DSL internet

Provider

Montana Internet

Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Great Falls, $56.70.

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, $0.93.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Montana Internet offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Great Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Great Falls's providers, 216 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 higher than average in Great Falls at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Great Falls at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 $64.99 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

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Great Falls with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Great Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Great Falls is Montana Internet, offering download speeds up to 1,000 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, $56.70.

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

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.