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.

2.30%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

63.40%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

41.50%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

27 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

7.70%

Population with no wired internet access available.

92.30%

Population with wired internet access available.

26.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

18

Average broadband score for Arkansas

Broadband in Arkansas

Largest Cities in ArkansasProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Arkadelphia, AR111 Gbps / 1 Gbps49 Mbps / 34 Mbps38
Batesville, AR181 Gbps / 1 Gbps91 Mbps / 82 Mbps64
Beebe, AR211 Gbps / 50 Mbps64 Mbps / 4 Mbps52
Bella Vista, AR151 Gbps / 1 Gbps87 Mbps / 69 Mbps24
Benton, AR162 Gbps / 1 Gbps87 Mbps / 65 Mbps31
Bentonville, AR161 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 75 Mbps43
Blytheville, AR16100 Mbps / 50 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Bryant, AR132 Gbps / 1 Gbps105 Mbps / 80 Mbps28
Cabot, AR151 Gbps / 1 Gbps38 Mbps / 26 Mbps34
Camden, AR11100 Mbps / 11 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps16
Centerton, AR131 Gbps / 1 Gbps36 Mbps / 13 Mbps34
Clarksville, AR111 Gbps / 1 Gbps101 Mbps / 35 Mbps55
Conway, AR201 Gbps / 1 Gbps114 Mbps / 106 Mbps70
El Dorado, AR121 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 30 Mbps37
Fayetteville, AR171 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 67 Mbps41
Forrest City, AR11100 Mbps / 50 Mbps20 Mbps / 7 Mbps30
Fort Smith, AR171 Gbps / 1 Gbps79 Mbps / 62 Mbps38
Greenwood, AR7200 Mbps / 20 Mbps43 Mbps / 4 Mbps24
Harrison, AR14200 Mbps / 50 Mbps27 Mbps / 7 Mbps34
Heber Springs, AR191 Gbps / 1 Gbps32 Mbps / 23 Mbps46
Hope, AR111 Gbps / 1 Gbps103 Mbps / 93 Mbps71
Hot Springs Village, AR121 Gbps / 1 Gbps33 Mbps / 15 Mbps25
Jacksonville, AR202 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 62 Mbps38
Jonesboro, AR251 Gbps / 1 Gbps50 Mbps / 19 Mbps64
Little Rock, AR222 Gbps / 1 Gbps66 Mbps / 50 Mbps40
Lowell, AR131 Gbps / 1 Gbps102 Mbps / 80 Mbps26
Magnolia, AR131 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 28 Mbps35
Malvern, AR111 Gbps / 1 Gbps42 Mbps / 24 Mbps25
Marion, AR122 Gbps / 20 Mbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps20
Maumelle, AR162 Gbps / 1 Gbps100 Mbps / 70 Mbps38
Monticello, AR13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps9 Mbps / 2 Mbps18
Morrilton, AR121 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 32 Mbps47
Mountain Home, AR81 Gbps / 1 Gbps200 Mbps / 179 Mbps86
Newport, AR151 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 24 Mbps40
North Little Rock, AR212 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 53 Mbps41
Osceola, AR15100 Mbps / 50 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Paragould, AR171 Gbps / 1 Gbps73 Mbps / 64 Mbps59
Pine Bluff, AR141 Gbps / 1 Gbps25 Mbps / 16 Mbps29
Rogers, AR191 Gbps / 1 Gbps73 Mbps / 59 Mbps44
Russellville, AR121 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 34 Mbps56
Searcy, AR24100 Mbps / 50 Mbps11 Mbps / 3 Mbps43
Sherwood, AR212 Gbps / 1 Gbps70 Mbps / 53 Mbps37
Siloam Springs, AR13200 Mbps / 20 Mbps23 Mbps / 3 Mbps24
Springdale, AR171 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 62 Mbps36
Stuttgart, AR141 Gbps / 1 Gbps16 Mbps / 8 Mbps21
Texarkana, AR131 Gbps / 1 Gbps78 Mbps / 50 Mbps54
Trumann, AR17100 Mbps / 50 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps20
Van Buren, AR15200 Mbps / 45 Mbps24 Mbps / 4 Mbps29
West Memphis, AR152 Gbps / 50 Mbps22 Mbps / 6 Mbps30
Wynne, AR11100 Mbps / 50 Mbps20 Mbps / 7 Mbps30
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Arkansas
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
AT&T14 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
CenturyLink28 Mbps
Cox203 Mbps
Suddenlink443 Mbps
The Computer Works50 Mbps
Hillbilly Wireless10 Mbps
Windstream35 Mbps