Seeley Lake, 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 Seeley Lake, 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 Seeley Lake 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
1BlackfootDSL, Fiber300 Mbps300 Mbps84.3%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Seeley Lake 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 Seeley Lake which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Seeley Lake of 1.42 Mbps are slower than the Missoula County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Montana.

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Seeley Lake Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 9.9% of Missoula County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 96.6% of Seeley Lake residents

  • There are 3 residential internet providers in Seeley Lake, MT providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Seeley Lake is 35.7% slower than the average in Montana and 68.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 44.9% of the Missoula County population

  • The average internet download speed in Seeley Lake is 10.3 Mbps based upon 2984 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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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 Seeley Lake 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 Seeley Lake, Montana.

Who has the fastest internet service in Seeley Lake?

Blackfoot with a download speed of 300 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Seeley Lake.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Seeley Lake, Montana?

The following zip codes were used: 59868

How do the internet speeds in Seeley Lake compare to other cities in Montana?

Click through to see how the Seeley Lake broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Absarokee, Forsyth, Hamilton, King Arthur Park, Livingston, Lolo, Sun Prairie

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.

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.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Seeley Lake, Montana?

Blackfoot provides broadband internet service to 84.3% of Seeley Lake.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Seeley Lake, MT residents.

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 is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.




Seeley Lake 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.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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