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Internet Providers in Oakland, Arkansas
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Internet Access in Oakland, Arkansas
Oakland offers 4 residential Internet providers, or 6 if you include business and mobile services. Consumers have access to 3 broadband choices, most likely DSL service over telephone lines.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
DSL Internet has strong availability in comparison to other Internet technologies around Oakland since it relies on landline phone wires to send data. Therefore, since most local addresses are already serviceable with telephone wiring, it makes sense that Oakland has 98.45 percent DSL availability.
Looking at less fortunate communities within Oakland, our data shows that as many as 500 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet.
All the coverage statistics on this page comes from FCC reporting. Internet providers in Oakland are legally required to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with telecom companies nationally, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets with privatized data including lit addresses reported via Internet providers. This helps us to produce more accurate maps than government resources. Since 2014, we've processed 300 rows of data about Internet access in Oakland. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on browser-based speed tests originating in the Oakland area. Other data and statistics shown on this page come from NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) and Census databases. So far as plan pricing and info, our research staff has processed 112 broadband packages in Oakland over recent years, with 14 available to residents.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Oakland500 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 Oakland, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||98.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.