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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, AR175.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A66
Alma, AR113.07N/AN/A0.26N/AN/A19
Arkadelphia, AR130.87N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A38
Ashdown, AR110.36N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A6
Atkins, AR111.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A38
Bald Knob, AR191.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A15
Barling, AR103.21N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A39
Batesville, AR141.03N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A37
Beebe, AR211.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A15
Bella Vista, AR156.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A20
Benton, AR171.64N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A66
Bentonville, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A22
Berryville, AR152.45N/AN/A0.47N/AN/A19
Blytheville, AR140.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A16
Booneville, AR80.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A32
Brinkley, AR11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6
Bryant, AR161.64N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A65
Cabot, AR141.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A32
Camden, AR110.53N/AN/A0.21N/AN/A7
Centerton, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A21
Cherokee Village, AR91.74N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A11
Clarksville, AR71.59N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A33
Conway, AR161.68N/AN/A1.60163738
Corning, AR120.58N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A7
Crossett, AR81.15N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A5
Dardanelle, AR110.69N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A32
De Queen, AR100.79N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A6
De Witt, AR9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A28
Dermott, AR120.10N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A6
Dumas, AR90.50N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A5
El Dorado, AR111.08N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A37
Elkins, AR1214.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A19
England, AR151.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A31
Farmington, AR1114.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A18
Fayetteville, AR1314.04N/AN/A0.83263821
Fordyce, AR80.13N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A5
Forrest City, AR70.51N/AN/A0.17N/AN/A4
Fort Smith, AR133.21N/AN/A0.57764342
Gentry, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A21
Gosnell, AR120.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A15
Green Forest, AR152.45N/AN/A0.47N/AN/A19
Greenbrier, AR141.68N/AN/A1.60N/AN/A37
Greenwood, AR93.21N/AN/A0.57N/AN/A38
Hamburg, AR101.15N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A6
Harrison, AR145.90N/AN/A0.37N/AN/A19
Heber Springs, AR190.69N/AN/A0.18N/AN/A38
Helena, AR100.52N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A38
Hope, AR140.40N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A31
Hot Springs Village, AR12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A30
Jacksonville, AR185.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A68
Johnson, AR1014.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A18
Jonesboro, AR181.41N/AN/A0.38864442
Little Rock, AR205.20N/AN/A164.42564170
Lonoke, AR151.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A31
Lowell, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A22
Magnolia, AR110.86N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A36
Malvern, AR140.54N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A36
Manila, AR140.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A17
Marianna, AR100.26N/AN/A0.03N/AN/A5
Marion, AR132.09N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A63
Maumelle, AR165.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A42
Mena, AR90.99N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A6
Monticello, AR110.80N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A6
Morrilton, AR121.54N/AN/A0.16N/AN/A33
Mountain Home, AR94.24N/AN/A0.59N/AN/A35
Mountain View, AR90.91N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A5
Nashville, AR130.52N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A30
Newport, AR180.12N/AN/A0.07N/AN/A40
North Little Rock, AR185.20N/AN/A164.42664268
Osceola, AR140.47N/AN/A0.12N/AN/A16
Ozark, AR101.53N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A34
Paragould, AR161.09N/AN/A0.13N/AN/A9
Paris, AR80.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A32
Pea Ridge, AR156.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A21
Piggott, AR130.58N/AN/A0.04N/AN/A8
Pine Bluff, AR160.80N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A33
Pocahontas, AR10N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A34
Pottsville, AR101.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A37
Prairie Grove, AR1014.04N/AN/A0.83N/AN/A18
Prescott, AR90.11N/AN/A0.08N/AN/A6
Rogers, AR166.01N/AN/A0.95464022
Russellville, AR101.45N/AN/A0.35N/AN/A37
Searcy, AR221.00N/AN/A1.64N/AN/A17
Sheridan, AR100.62N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A30
Sherwood, AR185.20N/AN/A164.42N/AN/A68
Siloam Springs, AR146.01N/AN/A0.95N/AN/A21
Springdale, AR126.01N/AN/A0.95363919
Stuttgart, AR101.47N/AN/A0.06N/AN/A29
Texarkana, AR115.56N/AN/A0.45N/AN/A20
Trumann, AR171.04N/AN/A0.05N/AN/A41
Van Buren, AR123.07N/AN/A0.26N/AN/A19
Vilonia, AR151.68N/AN/A1.60N/AN/A39
Waldron, AR8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A28
Walnut Ridge, AR150.80N/AN/A0.01N/AN/A36
Ward, AR131.05N/AN/A0.15N/AN/A31
Warren, AR11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7
West Helena, AR9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A37
West Memphis, AR132.09N/AN/A0.25N/AN/A63
White Hall, AR170.80N/AN/A0.11N/AN/A35
Wynne, AR141.20N/AN/A0.10N/AN/A13
* 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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Twitter: @ConnectAR