Internet Providers in Austin, AR

Residential Internet Statistics for Austin, AR
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Austin, Arkansas:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    92.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    92.3% Available
  • 2. Suddenlink
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    40% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    40% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Windstream
    2.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *300 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    2.4% Available
  • 7. 7. The Computer Works
    8.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    8.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Sparklight
    2.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    2.4% Available
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Internet Access in Austin, Arkansas

Consumers will find 15 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Austin. There are 4 LTE options.

So far as the Internet network technology types around Austin, there are essentially two options: cable (providers like Suddenlink Communications) and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

Most Austin households have 2-3 providers that can provide service at that location. This is a decent level of competition. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. A surprising 5.16 of the local population still has only one option for true broadband services.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Austin's most widely available wired broadband choices.

Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on public governmental data from the FCC and private datasets collected from telecoms, or through private third parties. Averaged statistics about speed averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs, the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our researchers have manually filed package pricing on 339 Internet deals in the Austin market to date.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Austin with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Austin is the 153rd most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Ward, but behind Jacksonville, Mc Rae, Cabot, and Beebe.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Austin, Arkansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 2.4%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 92.3%
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 99.9%
Windstream 300 Mbps DSL 27s 2.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 40.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Austin is the 153rd most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Ward, but behind Jacksonville, Mc Rae, Cabot, and Beebe.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Lonoke County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 29% of people living in Austin have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 95% of Austin residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Lonoke County, approximately 12,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Austin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Austin 17.7 Mbps 11 $0.51 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +564 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +155.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +182 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +184.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +178.8 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )