Internet providers in 59601

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59601 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable94%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL74%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 7 MbpsDSL100%
Montana Internet $65.00 8 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic21%
BCIIDAHO - -DSL2.894%
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59601 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 59601 ZIP code 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 59601 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in the 59601 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 59601 area, and 95.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 59601, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 59601

The largest internet providers serving the 59601 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Montana Internet bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 59601 ZIP code, covering 94% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 74% of the area. Helena’s third most-available internet provider, Montana Internet, offers DSL to around 100% of residents in the 59601 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 59601 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 59601 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, $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, $0.91.

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 59601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Helena's providers, 327 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

74%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 59601 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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, $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, $0.91.

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 59601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Helena's providers, 327 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 the 59601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Montana Internet uses telephone lines 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, $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, $0.91.

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 59601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Helena's providers, 327 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 59601 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 59601 and the greater Helena area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Helena at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Helena at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 59601 ZIP, 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 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 DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 59601 frequently asked questions

Montana Internet is the fastest internet provider in the 59601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 21% of households in 59601. The next fastest internet provider in the 59601 ZIP code is Montana Internet, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 59601 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Helena, $53.00.

Montana Internet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 59601 ZIP code, covering 21% of the city. BCIIDAHO also offers fiber internet in 59601 and is available to 1.510% of households.

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.

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.

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.