Montana

Internet Service Providers

Compare Local Plans (MT)

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ISPLowest PriceTop Speeds
CenturyLink10 mbps for $55/mo100 mbps for $65/mo
Frontier50 mbps for $30/mo500 mbps for $130/mo
Spectrum100 mbps for $45/mo940 mbps for $105/mo

Satellite

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ISPLowest PriceTop Speeds
Viasat12 Mbps for $5030 Mbps fo $100
HughesNet25 Mbps for $26/mo1000 Mbps for $55/mo

CenturyLink 855-917-9633

Internet Packages

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
940940$65
100100$65
8080$55
4040$55
1010$55
  • CenturyLink plans are no contract
  • Prices are for lifetime of agreement
  • Purchase or lease a CenturyLink modem, or use your own

Corporate stores located in Dothan.

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Frontier 855-917-9662

Fios

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
5050$30
200200$40
300300$100
500500$150
  • Fiber network
  • 2 yr plans
  • Price does not include equipment and a few other minor fees

Fios High Speed Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
66$28
2525$35
115115$45
  • High speed internet (private line connection) as opposed to cable
  • Cable speeds may vary throughout the day since the signal is sent from a nearby cable box that might be shared with your neighbors.

Retail stores located in Atmore, Birmingham, & Thomaston.

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Spectrum 1-833-826-1164

Spectrum Internet

down (mbps)up (mbps)cost (mbps)
100 (no data caps)$45
400(Internet Ultra upgrade)$70
940(Internet Gig upgrade)$105

  • *Internet is only $45/month if you are a new customer, and the promotion ends after a year. After that, Internet from Charter Spectrum is $70/month.
  • Cable connection.
  • Free modem
  • Contract free plan


Corporate stores located in Albertville, Alexander City, Athens, Auburn, Birmingham, Childersburg, Cullman, Decatur, Dothan, Enterprise, Eufaula, Fort Payne, Fort Rucker, Gardendale, Hoover, Jasper, Lanett, Montgomery, Selma, Tuscaloosa & Wetumpka.

Corporate stores located in Yuma.

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Viasat Satelitte (855) 242-8953

Metered broadband

down (GB)up (GB)cost (GB)
14$50
104$80
204$100
504$150
2004$400

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HughesNet 833-270-5638

Gen5 Service Plans

down (GB)up (GB)cost (GB)
253$50 (10 G data)
253$60 (20 G data)
253$90 (30 G data)
253$120 (50 G data)

  • 2 year commitment
  • lease or purchase equipment
  • includes wi-fi.

Dealers locations: Athens, Auburn, Birmingham, Boaz, Carrollton, Dothan, Gordo, Livingston, Millibrook, Oneonta, Ozark

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Broadband in Montana
The unique geographical attributes of Montana (Rocky Mountains etc) consistently pose challenges to full scale deployment of readily available broadband services. This situation is an example of the oft used phrase “Digital Divide” which refers to the economic disparities created by a lack of decent internet connectivity. However, the state continues to work with the private sector to generate more internet access options for those rural or underserved areas. For example, Microsoft started the Microsoft Airband Initiative for over 60 thousand citizens, most of whom live in the Flatbed Reservation. This project will attempt to deliver high speed connections using via airwaves by tapping unused TV spectrum.