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Internet providers in Hamilton, MT

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Hamilton, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsDSL11%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsWired0.612%
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Hamilton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hamilton 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 Hamilton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hamilton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 67% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Hamilton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Hamilton area, and 99.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hamilton's seven 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 Hamilton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 100 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Cybernet1 39 Mbps 28 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 23 Mbps 6 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Hamilton

The largest internet providers in Hamilton are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and BCIIDAHO bringing cable and DSL options to Hamilton.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Hamilton residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Hamilton’s third most-available internet provider, BCIIDAHO, offers DSL to around 11% of Hamilton 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 Hamilton covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $59.66.

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 Hamilton, $0.85.

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 Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Hamilton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hamilton 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 Hamilton, $59.66.

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 Hamilton, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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BCIIDAHO DSL internet

Provider

BCIIDAHO

Starting price*
$58/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from BCIIDAHO offers broadband to a limited number of households in Hamilton covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from BCIIDAHO uses telephone lines in Hamilton 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 BCIIDAHO start at $58/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hamilton, $59.66.

BCIIDAHO customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.87 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hamilton, $0.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, BCIIDAHO offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Hamilton. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hamilton's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hamilton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Hamilton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hamilton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hamilton 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 Hamilton 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 Hamilton cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hamilton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hamilton. The next fastest internet provider in Hamilton is BCIIDAHO, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Hamilton with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Hamilton, $59.66.

BCIIDAHO is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hamilton, covering 11% of the city.

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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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.