REMAX of Bigfork

Internet Service in NW Montana

Sometimes before buyers ask how many bedroom and baths a home has, now one of the first questions is “How is the internet service here?”  We wouldn’t be honest if we didn’t say that internet service can be challenging in NW Montana’s Flathead and Lake Counties.  This question definitely has merit!  More and more buyers are coming into the area that need good quality broadband not only for their favorite movies and shows but for their day to day work operations.  In this rural area there are a few choices and over time they are getting better.  Here are the vendors to check:

Spectrum  This national cable company is primarily in the higher density developed areas in our towns.  Users typically bundle their phone, television and internet in package deals.

CenturyLink Internet in Montana  This is the local communications company that most homeowners use for phone service.  They also offer bundled phone and internet together.  You can check the address of the property via their online form.   This is a locally owned internet company offering great customer service has been investing in rural Montana for 25 years.

MtnMAX  Locally owned claims include providing their customers more bandwidth and more routes out of the valley than competitors.

Bullitt Communications  Locally owned this company is the leader in 911 and public safety communications in addition to providing internet service in the valley.  Primarily offering service in and around Kalispell.

HughesNet  When all other connectivity   options come up empty you can check on satellite service through this national company.  They have several levels of service and in some places this company might be the only connection available.