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Montana's State Broadband Website

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Montana Broadband

Connecting Across the Big Sky

Montana Broadband

Connecting Across the Big Sky

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State-wide Broadband Survey Results click to view Montana Survey
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Welcome to the

Montana Broadband Program

Broadband touches all parts of Montana through economic development, education, healthcare, public safety, ranching, agriculture, and civic engagement. It is transforming the way businesses, large and small, function, communicate and grow.

Access to the world through broadband helps to allow these entities to create and disseminate information, literature, forms, policies, and business at a rate of speed and level that could not otherwise be achieved.

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Fort Benton, Montana

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Broadband, once considered a convenience, is now increasingly looked at as an essential medium for delivering these services.
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Through this program, and working with Montana citizens, businesses, governments and Indian Country, Montana will bring broadband into focus, helping shape, improve and prosper all its citizens and break through the digital divide. [more...]

What is Broadband?

Broadband usually refers to high-speed internet connections.

Broadband access is different from dial-up access, in that broadband connections are typically ON all the time, compared to "dialing" in on a phone line to an Internet Service Provider.

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Broadband is high-speed Internet service made available through your local telephone or cable provider and increasingly over wireless networks. [more...]

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Lockwood, Montana

1. Does your home have a working, high-speed Internet connection?

yes no don't know

2. Are you satisfied with your high-speed Internet connection?

yes no

3. Do you own a smartphone?

yes no

Thanks for taking time for our poll.

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Yes, I have hi-speed Internet
No, I do not have hi-speed Internet
I don't know if I have hi-speed Internet

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Yes, I am satisfied with my connection
No, I am not satisfied with my connection

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Yes, I own a smartphone
No, I do not own a smartphone

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