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Internet Providers in Lonoke, Arkansas
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Internet Access in Lonoke, Arkansas
Lonoke features only two major broadband network types to grapple with — coaxial cable (50.82% availability) and DSL (72.05% availability). Cable broadband service is provided by traditional cable TV corporations using their pre-existing coaxial copper TV cables mounted on utility poles. DSL is delivered over landline phone lines. The majority of Lonoke blocks have access to both coaxial cable and DSL service from competing ISPs.
The packages displayed here are manually gathered through our research staff. The 46 Internet packages shown above are the latest of 306 plans we've seen in Lonoke to date.
In the less developed neighborhoods in Lonoke, as many as 7,000 people have only one (or zero) choices for wired Internet.
AT&T Internet as well as Suddenlink Communications also offer coverage in Lonoke, with AT&T Internet performing somewhat better according to speed test statistics.
According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Lonoke in terms of coverage area. As the map below demonstrates, the more common telecom companies frequently compete at addresses around Lonoke.
Internet Statistics 2022
69.4% of consumers in Lonoke7,000 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 Lonoke, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||21.1%|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||50.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||51.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||34.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||34.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Lonoke
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Lonoke
Data collected by our research team suggests that common providers place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Lonoke to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lonoke||22.9 Mbps||9||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +522.7 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +138.4 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +158 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +163.7 Mbps )||26 ( +17 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +156.2 Mbps )||10 ( +1 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|