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Internet Service in Arkansas

Only 4.9% of Arkansas residents do not have an Internet connection available to their home, but luckily 99.8% of the state is covered by Mobile Broadband providers. While 92.3% of residents can access a connection of at least 10 Mbps, only 58.5% of residents have access to a 25 Mbps internet speed.

In Arkansas, wired and wireless Internet of differing speeds is available in 98.9% of the state. Cable Internet is available in 74.8% of the state. DSL is available to 87.7% of the population. Fiber Internet is available to only 6.6% of residents and internet with speeds up to 1 Gbps is only available to 2.3% of residents; both are percentages much lower than the national average. One of the redeeming factors of Internet service is the fact that more than 78.8% of the population has more than one ISP option to choose from.


Arkansas residents with fiber internet available


Arkansas residents with cable internet available


Arkansas residents with wireless internet available


Arkansas residents with DSL internet available


Arkansas residents who lack an internet connection


Arkansas residents with access to 10 mbps


Arkansas residents with access to more than 1 provider(s)

Broadband in Arkansas

CityProvidersAvg. Landline Speeds (mbps)Avg. WiFi Speeds (mbps)State Availability Rank*Country Availability Rank*Broadband Score
Alexander, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A78
Alma, AR113.07N/AN/A0.26N/AN/A36
Arkadelphia, AR140.87N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A48
Ashdown, AR110.36N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A24
Atkins, AR111.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A46
Bald Knob, AR201.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A33
Barling, AR123.21N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A49
Batesville, AR141.03N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A46
Beebe, AR221.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A34
Bella Vista, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A39
Benton, AR171.64N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A75
Bentonville, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A39
Berryville, AR152.45N/AN/A0.47N/AN/A35
Blytheville, AR150.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A37
Booneville, AR90.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A41
Brinkley, AR12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A26
Bryant, AR171.64N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A75
Cabot, AR141.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A40
Camden, AR120.53N/AN/A0.21N/AN/A27
Centerton, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A37
Cherokee Village, AR91.74N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A28
Clarksville, AR81.59N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A42
Conway, AR171.68N/AN/A1.60163748
Corning, AR130.58N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A26
Crossett, AR81.15N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A24
Dardanelle, AR130.69N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A43
De Queen, AR100.79N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A25
De Witt, AR10N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A37
Dermott, AR120.10N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A25
Dumas, AR100.50N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A25
El Dorado, AR131.08N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A47
Elkins, AR1414.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A38
England, AR161.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A41
Farmington, AR1414.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A38
Fayetteville, AR1414.04N/AN/A0.83263838
Fordyce, AR80.13N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A24
Forrest City, AR60.51N/AN/A0.17N/AN/A3
Fort Smith, AR123.21N/AN/A0.57764349
Gentry, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A37
Gosnell, AR130.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A35
Green Forest, AR152.45N/AN/A0.47N/AN/A35
Greenbrier, AR151.68N/AN/A1.60N/AN/A47
Greenwood, AR103.21N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A48
Hamburg, AR101.15N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A26
Harrison, AR145.90N/AN/A0.37N/AN/A35
Heber Springs, AR200.69N/AN/A0.18N/AN/A48
Helena, AR110.52N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A48
Hope, AR140.40N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A39
Hot Springs Village, AR13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A40
Jacksonville, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A78
Johnson, AR1214.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A37
Jonesboro, AR191.41N/AN/A0.38864451
Little Rock, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42564178
Lonoke, AR161.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A41
Lowell, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A39
Magnolia, AR120.86N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A46
Malvern, AR150.54N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A46
Manila, AR150.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A37
Marianna, AR110.26N/AN/A0.03N/AN/A26
Marion, AR132.09N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A72
Maumelle, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A78
Mena, AR100.99N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A26
Monticello, AR120.80N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A27
Morrilton, AR141.54N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A45
Mountain Home, AR104.24N/AN/A0.59N/AN/A45
Mountain View, AR100.91N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A25
Nashville, AR130.52N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A39
Newport, AR190.12N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A50
North Little Rock, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42664278
Osceola, AR150.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A37
Ozark, AR121.53N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A44
Paragould, AR171.09N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A28
Paris, AR90.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A41
Pea Ridge, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A39
Piggott, AR130.58N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A26
Pine Bluff, AR170.80N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A43
Pocahontas, AR11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A43
Pottsville, AR111.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A46
Prairie Grove, AR1214.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A37
Prescott, AR90.11N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A24
Rogers, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95464039
Russellville, AR111.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A46
Searcy, AR221.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A34
Sheridan, AR110.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A39
Sherwood, AR195.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A78
Siloam Springs, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A37
Springdale, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95363938
Stuttgart, AR101.47N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A37
Texarkana, AR115.56N/AN/A0.45N/AN/A35
Trumann, AR171.04N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A49
Van Buren, AR133.07N/AN/A0.26N/AN/A37
Vilonia, AR151.68N/AN/A1.60N/AN/A47
Waldron, AR10N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A38
Walnut Ridge, AR150.80N/AN/A0.01N/AN/A44
Ward, AR141.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A40
Warren, AR11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A26
West Helena, AR11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A48
West Memphis, AR132.09N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A72
White Hall, AR170.80N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A43
Wynne, AR161.20N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A70
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Broadband Service in Arkansas

Since 2009, the Connect Arkansas has been awarded $6,175,366.00 in federal dollars for Arkansas's "Arkansas Broadband Initiative" program. Arkansas has awarded these monies to 5 organizations and departments within the state.

State law makers announced in 2015 an initiative milestone to have all homes and businesses connected to broadband by October 2016.

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