Internet Providers in Bearden, AR

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Internet Statistics for Bearden, AR
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps

Internet Access in Bearden, Arkansas

Bearden currently has two common Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet mostly offers Satellite. Their Internet plans have availability in virtually one hundred percent of Bearden.

Windstream is currently one of the top three providers in Bearden. They are available to 82 percent of the area.

DSL-based broadband has widespread availability in comparison to other Internet options within Bearden since virtually all houses are connected to telephone wires. The DSL wire reaches the home from utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for home Wifi.

Bearden residents who have Internet at all are likely to overpay for it, since areas with low broadband competition give providers no incentive to reduce prices.

The coverage data analysis found here comes via FCC reporting. ISPs in Bearden must agree to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By using our relationships with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to verify public data with privatized data submitted by Internet providers. This helps us to create more accurate maps and availability data than government tools. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Bearden households from M-Labs, a tool integrated into Google and BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bearden, Arkansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 300 Mbps DSL 27s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
South Arkansas Telephone Company 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bearden, Arkansas

  • Windstream - DSL - 82.3% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 6.2% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 2.3% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • South Arkansas Telephone Company - DSL - 1.4% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bearden - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bearden

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Bearden is the 409th most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Fordyce and Hampton, but behind Camden, Smackover, and Sparkman.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Ouachita County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

In Ouachita County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bearden

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 82.3%+ 300 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 6.2%+ 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
South Arkansas Telephone Company DSL 1.4%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Airecast Fiber 18.7%+ 1,024 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 17.8%+ 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 5.6%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Bearden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
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New York 415.4 Mbps ( +399.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +17 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +100.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +111.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +23 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +111.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )