Best Frenchtown Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Frenchtown, MT that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Frenchtown by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Grizzly Broadband||wireless||33 Mbps||33 Mbps||86.5%|
|2||Blackfoot||Fiber||500 Mbps||500 Mbps||20.9%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||Internet Connect||DSL||30 Mbps||6 Mbps||25.4%|
Frenchtown MT Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Frenchtown which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Frenchtown compare to Missoula County? The average speed in Frenchtown is 8.89 Mbps which is slower than Missoula County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Montana average of 16.02 Mbps.
Frenchtown Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Frenchtown is 27.3% slower than the Missoula County average and 72.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Frenchtown is 2.83 Mbps. This is 21.2% slower than the Missoula County average and 75.6% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 83.0% of Missoula County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 9.9% of Missoula County residents
The average internet download speed in Missoula County is 12.22 Mbps based upon 224336 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Frenchtown is 44.5% slower than the average in Montana and 72.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Frenchtown residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Grizzly Broadband as the top provider for Frenchtown, Montana.
How do the internet speeds in Frenchtown compare to other cities in Montana?
Click through to see how the Frenchtown broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Black Eagle, Boulder, Fort Benton, Helena Valley Northwest, King Arthur Park, Malmstrom Afb, Scobey
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Frenchtown, Montana?
The following zip codes were used: 59808 and 59834
Who has the fastest internet service in Frenchtown?
Blackfoot with a download speed of 500 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Frenchtown.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Frenchtown - Internet Connect.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Frenchtown Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
- 50+ channels
- 50 hours of DVR storage
- No annual contracts
- Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices