Internet Service Providers in Cove, Arkansas

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Internet Statistics for Cove, AR
Providers: 6
Max Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
Fiber: Available
Cable: Available
DSL: Available

Internet Access in Cove, Arkansas

Cove broadband availability data on this page is drawn from Form 477 databases and checked for errors against private databases. We've examined 1,299 rows of governmental and private data about Internet access within Cove, Arkansas. Our data analysis team has manually gathered price data and terms on 203 Internet plans in Cove. There is limited speed test data on the Cove area. We've only seen 6 total speed test recordings in the last 12 months. With this in mind, residents should make note of the advertised plan speeds in the listings above for ISPs such as Viasat Internet (formerly Exede).

For Cove residents, there aren't any true broadband providers. (At least, that meets a 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)

Windstream is also a common broadband option in Cove. They offer DSL connections in 83 percent of the area.

DSL Internet providers deliver Internet service using pre-existing telephone wires, which is why DSL is typically sold through telecommunication companies that also offer telephone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by 82.68 percent of the local population. See the graphical tools on this page to get an idea of how provider-promised download speeds align with user-tested speed and throughput in the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They offer coverage for near one hundred percent of Cove residents. HughesNet is available to close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming SD videos over WiFi, but becomes challenging when multiple people try to use modern services like Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. See the coverage maps below to see broadband options at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Cove, Arkansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Indco Cable 50 Mbps Cable and Fiber 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cove, Arkansas

  • Windstream - 83.1% Availability in Cove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Indco Cable - 2.1% Availability in Cove - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cove - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cove - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cove

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Cove is the 431st most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Dierks, but behind Mena, De Queen, Broken Bow, and Heavener.

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 Polk 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 Polk County, approximately 6,000 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 Cove

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL and Fiber 83.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Indco Cable Cable and Fiber 2.1%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.3%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Cove to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cove 0.6 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +348.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +106.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +99.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +114.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )