Internet Providers in Bigelow, Arkansas

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Internet Statistics for Bigelow, AR
Providers: 5
Max Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
Fiber: Not Available
Cable: Not Available
DSL: Available

Internet Access in Bigelow, Arkansas

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Bigelow. HughesNet is also widely available.

The information listed here comes from provider coverage reports. Data is cross-validated using private data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more detailed listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information on pricing and speed of listed broadband plans is generated through our research team, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually.

Taking a look at network technologies with significant infrastructure built the city, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet connection varieties are Fixed Wireless (31.85 percent coverage) and IPBB (6.70 percent coverage).

Mobile plans are marketed in the area from companies like AT&T Wireless and Verizon Wireless.

To summarize, Internet services could stand improvement in Bigelow. Explore the map to discover which neighborhoods have more or less competition. For now, only 2,000 Bigelow residents have access to one or fewer options.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Bigelow with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Bigelow is the 271st most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Perryville and Houston, but behind Conway, Roland, and Plumerville.
  • The fastest zip code in Bigelow for February 2021 is 72016. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bigelow, Arkansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bigelow, Arkansas

  • AT&T - 31.9% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bigelow

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Bigelow is the 271st most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Perryville and Houston, but behind Conway, Roland, and Plumerville.

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

Approximately 800 people in Perry 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.

Fiber Availability: 19% of people living in Bigelow have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 28% of Bigelow residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 72016 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Bigelow.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Perry County, approximately 2,000 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.

Data Caps in Bigelow

Data from our market research team shows that many of the popular providers use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bigelow

Provider Type Coverage Speed
The Computer Works Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 31.9%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 34.4%+ 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.0%+ 300 Mbps

Compare Bigelow to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bigelow 12.4 Mbps 8 $2.90 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +102.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Bigelow

Too high

Seems like the cost goes up and up. Service becomes very slow with changes of weather. Excellent service from repair personnel. Started out good but now too expensive.