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Internet Providers in Bearden, Arkansas
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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 and T-Mobile Home Internet can also provide Internet service in Bearden, although speed test data indicates that real-world performance from Windstream may be more robust.
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 2022
96.9% of consumers in Bearden2,000 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||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||82.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||67.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||67.4%|
|South Arkansas Telephone Company||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||1.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Bearden
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Bearden to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bearden||19 Mbps||7||$2.58 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +526.6 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +142.3 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +161.9 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +167.6 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +160.1 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|