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Internet providers in Missoula, MT

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.745%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL64%
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL15%
Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Wired7.459%
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Missoula internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Missoula 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 Missoula area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Missoula residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.120% of those living in Missoula.

There are seven internet providers serving the Missoula area, and 98.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Missoula's seven internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Missoula

The largest internet providers in Missoula are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Missoula.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Missoula residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 64% of the area. Missoula’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Missoula residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Missoula covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Missoula residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $47.99.

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 Missoula, $1.78.

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 Missoula. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 248 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

64%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Missoula covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Missoula 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $47.99.

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 Missoula, $1.78.

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 Missoula. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 248 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 Missoula covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Missoula 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $47.99.

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 Missoula, $1.78.

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 Missoula. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Missoula with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.745% of households in Missoula. The next fastest internet provider in Missoula is Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative, Inc., offering download speeds up to 600 Mbps to 5.274% of the area.

SpeedConnect offers the cheapest internet in Missoula with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $47.99.

Blackfoot Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Missoula, covering 5.274% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Missoula and is available to 1.745% of households.

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 and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.