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Internet Providers in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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Internet Access in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Consumers have access to 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Eureka Springs. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies, and 7 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
The average Eureka Springs household has 2 Internet providers with the ability to provide service at their address. Competition is desireable. It results in two ISPs butting heads on pricing and service reliability at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. A surprising 46.42 of the local population still has only one option for broadband Internet service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Eureka Springs's most widely available wired Internet providers.
Remember that since FCC coverage data is only tallied up twice annually and only made public six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
In summary, IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Cable are the most widespread Internet service options in Eureka Springs. and download speed test data below show how the actual speed test statistics differ when comparing zip codes and providers in the area.
- There are 10 internet providers in Eureka Springs with 7 of those offering residential service
- Eureka Springs is the 105th most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Seligman, Berryville, Shell Knob, and Garfield, but behind Green Forest.
- Explore internet access for communities within Eureka Springs: Holiday Island
- The fastest zip code in Eureka Springs for July 2021 is 72632. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
46.4% of consumers in Eureka Springs3,000 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 Eureka Springs, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||65.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.2%|
|AT&T Internet||25 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||67.8%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 on Eureka Springs Internet Plans
Many Internet providers have been moving to increase the use of data limits to home Internet plans lately. This trend holds true for Eureka Springs, with Internet choices like Cox advertising plans with data caps. This doesn't matter for the majority of Internet users, but it is liable to be an issue for users who share the WiFi with household members or "power users" who upload a lot of 4K content. Caps for cable packages tend to be about 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for fewer than 1% of customers, according to a report from Xfinity. Potential Cox Communications customers are advised to verify data caps when signing up.
Compare Eureka Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Eureka Springs||125.5 Mbps||8||$0.88 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +408.9 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +23.3 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +35.1 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +44 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +36.6 Mbps )||8||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|