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Internet providers in Arkansas

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Summary of internet providers in Arkansas

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Arkansas internet at a glance

Cable and DSL internet providers are the most common choices for internet in Arkansas. Urban areas of the state will have greater access to fiber-optic internet while residents of rural areas may find satellite internet to be their best option. HughesNet, Viasat and Starlink are three satellite internet providers each covering 98% of the state.

Most widely-available providers in Arkansas

  • T-Mobile: 82% coverage. T-Mobile has one 5G Home Internet plan with no price hikes or hidden fees.
  • AT&T: 40% coverage. AT&T offers unlimited data and no contracts.
  • Cox: 19% coverage. Cox has no installation fees and competitive pricing.

Fastest internet in Arkansas

Gigabit speeds are available from a few major Arkansas internet providers. Availability and actual speeds will vary by provider and location.

  • Xfinity: Cable network with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber: 100% fiber-optic network with download speeds up to 4,700 Mbps
  • Optimum: Cable network with download speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • CenturyLink: Fiber-optic network with download speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Cox: Cable network with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps

Cheapest internet in Arkansas

If you value internet price over speed, you can find plans starting under $50/mo. from select Arkansas internet providers.

  • Xfinity: $30.00/mo.* for up to 75 Mbps
  • Cox: $49.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • Optimum: $30.00/mo.* for up to 300 Mbps

Quality of internet access in Arkansas

Nearly all of Arkansas can access the minimum recommended broadband speed with a smaller percentage able to access gigabit speeds:

  • Residents with broadband access (speeds at or over 25/3 Mbps): 98.5%
  • Residents with access to gigabit speeds (at or over 1000/100 Mbps): 32%
  • Average download speed in Arkansas: 79 Mbps