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Internet providers in Helena Valley West Central, MT

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Helena Valley West Central, MT internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable93%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL57%
Montana Internet - -DSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Montana Internet - -Wireless100%
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Helena Valley West Central internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Helena Valley West Central 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 West Central area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Helena Valley West Central residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Helena Valley West Central, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Helena Valley West Central area, and 94.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Helena Valley West Central'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 West Central

The largest internet providers in Helena Valley West Central are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Helena Valley West Central.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Helena Valley West Central residents, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 57% of the area. Helena Valley West Central’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Helena Valley West Central residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Helena Valley West Central covering 93% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Helena Valley West Central 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 West Central, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Helena Valley West Central, $1.85.

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 West Central. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Helena Valley West Central's providers, 58 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

57%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Helena Valley West Central covering 57% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Helena Valley West Central 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 West Central, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Helena Valley West Central, $1.85.

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 West Central. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Helena Valley West Central's providers, 58 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Helena Valley West Central covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Helena Valley West Central where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Helena Valley West Central, $50.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Helena Valley West Central, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Helena Valley West Central. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Helena Valley West Central's providers, 58 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Helena Valley West Central with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Helena Valley West Central. The next fastest internet provider in Helena Valley West Central is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 57% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Helena Valley West Central with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Helena Valley West Central, $50.00.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.