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Internet providers in Helena, MT

1. Spectrum
53% available in Helena
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. CenturyLink
32% available in Helena
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps

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

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

User Rating(420)

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

4. ispMint
99% available in Helena
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
30Mbps
5. GlobalNet
99% available in Helena
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
60Mbps
6. Montana Internet
100% available in Helena
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Spectrum
53% available in Helena
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Helena
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

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

3. Ooma
50% available in Helena
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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4. Zayo Group
50% available in Helena
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. GlobalNet
99% available in Helena
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
500Mbps
6. Montana Internet
100% available in Helena
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Helena
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
42% available in Helena
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Helena
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
29% available in Helena
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
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 Helena

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

Average starting price
$66.16/mo

Average speed
93.2 Mbps

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Helena Residential Internet Coverage

Helena is one of the largest cities in Montana, which means that high speed internet service is very important to residents and businesses. Whether you're looking for personal or business internet coverage, you can find a plan that fits your budget and speed needs here. Across the board, 100% of the city of Helena has access to high speed internet.

Perhaps one of the largest internet companies in Helena is Charter, a provider known across the country. Through Charter, the entirety of Helena can choose high speed internet service.

Another popular choice for high speed internet in Helena is DSL. The only DSL provider in Helena is CenturyLink.

One of the growing trends in Helena is fiber optic technology. 3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative Inc. offers fiber optic service in a small part of the city.

Level 3 Communications is an established business internet service provider in Helena. They offer fiber optic connections to about 1% of the city.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Helena

Average download speed
93.2 Mbps

Average upload speed
16.15 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
71.39 ms

Average jitter
19.71 ms

 

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Summary of Helena 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
ispMint 5G Home 30 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for ispMint
GlobalNet Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps N/A View Plans for GlobalNet
Montana Internet Fiber & Fixed Wireless 1000 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for Montana Internet

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Helena

Don't worry, you're not alone out there. Read some reviews from verified customers to get the real scoop
on internet providers in Helena.

Spectrum

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Keith M | 05-01-2023

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I have had nothing but bad service for the last two years with spectrum. Multiple technician visits and me paying full price for 3 years. I've had it. I'm switching Internet providers. If the streaming service is this bad, God forbid cell phone service.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2 No 0

CenturyLink

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Jacob L | 03-18-2014

Fairly reliable service. Speeds are pretty good but limited to 7Mbps where I live. Prices are too high for the speeds.

Was this review helpful? Yes 29 No 6

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CenturyLink

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Jacob L | 03-18-2014

Fairly reliable service. Speeds are pretty good but limited to 7Mbps where I live. Prices are too high for the speeds.

Was this review helpful? Yes 29 No 6

Spectrum

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Keith M | 05-01-2023

Verified User

I have had nothing but bad service for the last two years with spectrum. Multiple technician visits and me paying full price for 3 years. I've had it. I'm switching Internet providers. If the streaming service is this bad, God forbid cell phone service.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2 No 0

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