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Internet providers in Helena Valley Southeast, MT

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Helena Valley Southeast, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL56%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 7 MbpsDSL100%
BCIIDAHO - -Wired4.688%
BCIIDAHO - -DSL3.421%
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Helena Valley Southeast internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Helena Valley Southeast 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 Helena Valley Southeast area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Helena Valley Southeast residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Helena Valley Southeast, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Helena Valley Southeast area, and 99.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Helena Valley Southeast's six internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Helena Valley Southeast

The largest internet providers in Helena Valley Southeast are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Montana Internet bringing cable and DSL options to Helena Valley Southeast.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Helena Valley Southeast residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 56% of the area. Helena Valley Southeast’s third most-available internet provider, Montana Internet, offers DSL to around 100% of Helena Valley Southeast residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Helena Valley Southeast covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Helena Valley Southeast 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 Helena Valley Southeast, $53.00.

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 Helena Valley Southeast, $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 Helena Valley Southeast. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Helena Valley Southeast's providers, 55 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

56%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Helena Valley Southeast covering 56% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Helena Valley Southeast 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 Helena Valley Southeast, $53.00.

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 Helena Valley Southeast, $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 Helena Valley Southeast. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Helena Valley Southeast's providers, 55 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 Helena Valley Southeast covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Montana Internet uses telephone lines in Helena Valley Southeast 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 Helena Valley Southeast, $53.00.

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 Helena Valley Southeast, $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 Helena Valley Southeast. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Helena Valley Southeast's providers, 55 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Helena Valley Southeast with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Helena Valley Southeast. The next fastest internet provider in Helena Valley Southeast is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 56% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Helena Valley Southeast with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Helena Valley Southeast, $53.00.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.