Internet Providers in Hiwasse, AR
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Internet Statistics for Hiwasse, AR
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Hiwasse, Arkansas
Internet Access in Hiwasse, Arkansas
Data on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We also use direct provider coverage reports to further validate and enhance that data down to the census block level. Plan and pricing data is gathered by our data team. We've analyzed and verified 203 Internet plans in Hiwasse since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet is the most common provider for Hiwasse residents. close to one hundred percent of the Hiwasse area can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet in Hiwasse is 25 megabits per second download.
Looking at network technologies offered in Hiwasse, the most prevalent wired broadband Internet tech varieties are IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Cable, with 99.37% and 85.62% respectively. Television corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can re-purpose their existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Hiwasse customers of cable companies such as Cox Communications usually select cable thanks to the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
AT&T Internet provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet in Hiwasse. For example, fixed wireless companies like Blue Pulse Networks are able to deliver 30 Mbps via direct wireless hardware.
View the map shown below to explore Internet service competition on a granular street level. You should discover that while most neighborhoods have 3-4 options for service, others are less connected and might be limited to one.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hiwasse, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||85.6%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Hiwasse
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in Hiwasse currently place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Hiwasse to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hiwasse||30.3 Mbps||6||$1.06 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +504.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +118.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +130.3 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +139.2 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +131.8 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|