Internet providers in 59860

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59860 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable79%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL81%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 40 MbpsFiber-optic5.329%
MontanaSky Networks $15.95 -Fiber-optic68%
MontanaSky Networks $15.95 -DSL68%
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59860 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 59860 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 59860 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 68% of those living in the 59860 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 59860 area, and 94.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 59860, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 59860

The largest internet providers serving the 59860 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and MontanaSky Networks bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 59860 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Polson’s third most-available internet provider, MontanaSky Networks, offers DSL to around 68% of residents in the 59860 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 59860 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 59860 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 59860 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 63 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 59860 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 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 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 59860 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 63 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

68%

DSL from MontanaSky Networks offers broadband to most households in the 59860 ZIP code, covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from MontanaSky Networks 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 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 59860 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Polson's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 59860 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 59860 and the greater Polson area. 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 in the 59860 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 59860 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 59860 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 59860. The next fastest internet provider in the 59860 ZIP code is MontanaSky Networks, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 68% of the area.

MontanaSky Networks offers the cheapest internet in the 59860 ZIP with service 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 serving the 59860 ZIP code, covering 68% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 59860 and is available to 5.329% 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.

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.

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