Internet providers in Whitefish, MT

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Whitefish, MT internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 25 MbpsDSL88%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic2.649%
MontanaSky Networks $15.95 -DSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Whitefish internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Whitefish 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 Whitefish area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Whitefish residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.650% of those living in Whitefish.

There are five internet providers serving the Whitefish area, and 99.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Whitefish's five internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Whitefish

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Whitefish residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 88% of the area. Whitefish’s third most-available internet provider, MontanaSky Networks, offers DSL to around 100% of Whitefish 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 Whitefish covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Whitefish 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 Whitefish, $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 Whitefish, $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 Whitefish. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Whitefish's providers, 45 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

88%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Whitefish covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Whitefish 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 Whitefish, $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 Whitefish, $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 Whitefish. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Whitefish's providers, 45 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

100%

DSL from MontanaSky Networks offers broadband to all households in Whitefish covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from MontanaSky Networks uses telephone lines in Whitefish 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 Whitefish, $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 Whitefish. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Whitefish's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Whitefish and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Whitefish at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Whitefish at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Whitefish residents, 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 Whitefish 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 Whitefish cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Whitefish with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Whitefish. The next fastest internet provider in Whitefish is MontanaSky Networks, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 91% of the area.

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

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Whitefish, covering 2.649% of the city.

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.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.