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Internet providers in Columbus, MT

1. Spectrum
26% available in Columbus
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2. CenturyLink
52% available in Columbus
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps

Order online, Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $55/mo

3. Hughesnet
99% available in Columbus
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

4. Rural Broadband
99% available in Columbus
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
1. Spectrum
26% available in Columbus
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
2. Hughesnet
99% available in Columbus
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(417)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Zayo Group
41% available in Columbus
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
4. Rural Broadband
99% available in Columbus
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Columbus
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Columbus
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Columbus
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Columbus
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Columbus

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Columbus area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$65.76/mo

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Columbus Residential Internet Coverage

Conveniently located along one of the most traveled highways in Montana, the town of Columbus is one of hundreds of remote communities in this state. Thanks to Internet service providers expanding their coverage options in rural areas, Columbus residents enjoy several ISP options.

Why not start your search with CenturyLink? CenturyLink is well known for its massive network, which currently includes all of Columbus and quite a few of its neighboring communities in Montana. You can compare DSL and fiber optic coverage options in Columbus to find out which plan best fits your needs. Download speeds are among the highest available in Columbus.

If cable is a good fit for your home or business, consider Spectrum. Through the Spectrum network, subscribers can benefit from reliable service and a few different download speed options.

Satellite is another viable choice to explore. The primary satellite provider in Columbus is Viasat, which provides local homes and businesses with reliable service.

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Summary of Columbus internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
CenturyLink DSL 20 Mbps 3.4/5 View Plans for CenturyLink
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Rural Broadband Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps 5.0/5 View Plans for Rural Broadband

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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