Philipsburg, Montana Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Philipsburg, 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 Philipsburg 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||Blackfoot||DSL, Fiber||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||46.9%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Philipsburg MT Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Philipsburg have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Philipsburg compare to Granite County? The average speed in Philipsburg is 9.01 Mbps which is faster than Granite County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Montana average of 16.02 Mbps.
Philipsburg Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Philipsburg is 9.01 Mbps based upon 1328 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Philipsburg population
Fiber optic internet is available to 6.5% of Philipsburg residents
There are 3 residential internet providers in Philipsburg, MT providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Philipsburg is 13.6% faster than the Granite County average and 72.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 0.0% of Granite County residents
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 Philipsburg 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 Blackfoot as the top provider for Philipsburg, Montana.
Who has the fastest internet service in Philipsburg?
Blackfoot and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Philipsburg.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Philipsburg, Montana?
The following zip codes were used: 59858
How do the internet speeds in Philipsburg compare to other cities in Montana?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Philipsburg - Blackfoot.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Philipsburg, Montana?
Blackfoot provides broadband internet service to 46.9% of Philipsburg.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
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.
Philipsburg 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
- 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