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Columbia Falls, MT Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Columbia Falls

^ An estimated 3,174 Columbia Falls residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Columbia Falls

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

Disconnected in Columbia Falls

^ There are an estimated 1,514 Columbia Falls residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Columbia Falls Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Columbia Falls

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Columbia Falls
    • Average download speed: 6.79 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.82 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7.11 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.82 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 22 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Columbia Falls vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Columbia Falls

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Columbia Falls
    • Average download speed: 1.71 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.11 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.83 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.15 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 28 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Columbia Falls vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Columbia Falls

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Columbia Falls, MT

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Cable Modem10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Columbia Falls, 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/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Columbia Falls, MT

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Columbia Falls Internet Statistics

Columbia Falls Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Columbia Falls


  • Columbia Falls Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 3,174 Columbia Falls residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 1,514 Columbia Falls residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Columbia Falls Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 3,361 Columbia Falls residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Columbia Falls

Columbia Falls: The median household income is $18,019 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 Columbia Falls

Columbia Falls is a city with a population of 4,688 [2] that is located in Flathead County in the state of Montana.

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Columbia Falls Internet Access

For more information about Columbia Falls Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Montana Internet access overall, visit Montana Broadband Program, Department of Commerce, State of Montana.

More About Columbia Falls

Of all residents in Columbia Falls, 84% have a high school diploma or higher, and 10% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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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