Internet Providers in Bigelow, AR

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

Internet Access in Bigelow, Arkansas

Viasat Internet 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 DSL (99.27 percent coverage). Telephone providers are the main source for DSL service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data over phone wires. The twisted copper bundle makeup of phone lines provides a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.

Windstream is a common second choice, serving Bigelow with a top speed of 300 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service for residents of Bigelow. fixed wireless providers such as The Computer Works are able to reach 100 Mbps using direct wireless links.

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.

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
Windstream 300 Mbps DSL 27s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bigelow, Arkansas

  • Windstream - DSL - 99.3% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 8.2% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 31.9% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 20.4% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Bigelow - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bigelow

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Bigelow is the 290th 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 26% 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.

In Perry County, approximately 1,000 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
Windstream DSL 99.3%+ 300 Mbps
The Computer Works Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 8.2%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 31.9%+ 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 20.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet 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 13.7 Mbps 7 $2.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +401.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +105.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +113.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +113.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( $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.