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Internet providers in 59802

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59802 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 100 MbpsDSL64%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 25 MbpsDSL10%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 20 MbpsWired4.010%
BCIIDAHO $58.00 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic3.310%
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59802 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 59802 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 59802 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable 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 3.310% of those living in the 59802 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 59802 area, and 98.33% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 59802, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Missoula

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cybernet1 3 Mbps 11 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 104 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 15 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
BCIIDAHO 42 Mbps 19 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 59802

The largest internet providers serving the 59802 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and BCIIDAHO bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 59802 ZIP code, covering 99% 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, BCIIDAHO, offers DSL to around 10% of residents in the 59802 ZIP code.

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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 59802 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 59802 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 Missoula, $58.83.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 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 Missoula, $0.84.

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 59802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 68 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 59802 ZIP code, covering 64% 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $58.83.

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 Missoula, $0.84.

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 59802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 68 Mbps.

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BCIIDAHO DSL internet

Provider

BCIIDAHO

Starting price*
$58/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

10%

DSL from BCIIDAHO offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 59802 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

DSL internet from BCIIDAHO 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 BCIIDAHO start at $58/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $58.83.

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 Missoula, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, BCIIDAHO offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 59802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Missoula's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 59802 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 59802 and the greater Missoula area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Missoula at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Missoula at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 59802 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 Missoula 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 Missoula cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 59802 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 59802 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 59802. The next fastest internet provider in the 59802 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 64% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 59802 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Missoula, $58.83.

BCIIDAHO is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 59802 ZIP code, covering 3.310% of the city.

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.

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.

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%.