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Montana Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in MT

^ An estimated 669,834 Montana residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in MT

^ Collectively (all cities), 71.7% of all Montana residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 41st in the nation [2].

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Montana Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Montana

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in MT [3]
    • Median download speed: 3.56 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.48 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7.56 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 2.95 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Montana vs. the U.S.

How Montana landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Montana

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in MT [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.55 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.71 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 4.99 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.63 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Montana vs. the U.S.

How Montana wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Montana

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MT

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Cable Modem10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MT

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Montana Internet Statistics

Montana Internet Connectivity

Montana: 67.7% of residents are connected, with 20.7% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Montana


  • Montana Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 669,834 Montana residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 319,581 Montana residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Montana Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 709,411 Montana residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Montana

Montana: The median household income is $47,343; and 15% of households are below poverty level [6].


Montana Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Montana Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MT, median download speeds are 0.76 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.17 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MT [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 3.37 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.23 Mb/s - 7.68 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.54 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.37 Mb/s - 0.93 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MT [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.55 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.53 Mb/s - 4.99 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.71 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.37 Mb/s - 1.63 Mb/s

Montana Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Montana [1]: 67.7% of MT residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 67.7% mark ranks Montana 38th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 28% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 9.4% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 9.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 20.7% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 32.3% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Montana Internet Availability [2]
    • 71.7% of MT residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Montana 41st in the country.

Montana Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MT, median download speeds are 4.91 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.69 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MT [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 5.68 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.68 Mb/s - 10.24 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.65 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.02 Mb/s - 6.38 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MT [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 1.63 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.26 Mb/s - 4.76 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.25 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.6 Mb/s - 1.54 Mb/s

Additional information about Montana

About Montana

Montana has a population of approximately 989,415, which ranks 43rd in the U.S. among all states. [6]

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More about Montana Internet Access

For more information about Montana Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding MT Internet service overall, visit Montana Broadband Program, Department of Commerce, State of Montana.

More About Montana

Of all residents in Montana, 88% have a high school diploma or higher, and 25% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Montana Cities

ZIP Codes in MT


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References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau