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Internet providers in Polson, MT

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Polson, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 40 MbpsFiber-optic7.740%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 25 MbpsDSL64%
MontanaSky Networks $15.95 -Fiber-optic50%
MontanaSky Networks $15.95 -DSL50%
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Polson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Polson 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 Polson area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Polson residents. 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 50% of those living in Polson.

There are six internet providers serving the Polson area, and 99.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Polson's six internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Polson

The largest internet providers in Polson are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and MontanaSky Networks bringing cable and DSL options to Polson.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Polson residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 64% of the area. Polson’s third most-available internet provider, MontanaSky Networks, offers DSL to around 50% of Polson residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Polson covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Polson 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 Polson, $43.19.

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 Polson, $0.63.

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 Polson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 49 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

64%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Polson 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 Polson, $43.19.

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 Polson, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Polson. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 49 Mbps.

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MontanaSky Networks DSL internet

Provider

MontanaSky Networks

Starting price*
$15.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from MontanaSky Networks offers broadband to about half of households in Polson covering 50% of the area.

DSL internet from MontanaSky Networks uses telephone lines in Polson 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 MontanaSky Networks start at $15.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Polson, $43.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, MontanaSky Networks offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Polson. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 49 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Polson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Polson at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Polson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Polson residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Polson with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Polson. The next fastest internet provider in Polson is MontanaSky Networks, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 50% of the area.

MontanaSky Networks offers the cheapest internet in Polson with plans starting at $15.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Polson, $43.19.

MontanaSky Networks is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Polson, covering 50% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Polson and is available to 7.740% of households.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.