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Internet Providers in Ola, Arkansas
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Internet Access in Ola, Arkansas
As it stands, there are 3 broadband providers in Ola marketing home service, and a total of 5 including business and mobile providers. (Take note that some might be "doubles", since many companies market residential service and enterprise service separately.)
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Ola residents. virtually one hundred percent of Ola census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second choice, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Ola is 25 megabits per second.
As of the latest government reporting, 99.73 percent of households (2,000 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired broadband, or none.
The data listed here comes from FCC coverage reports. Data is through privatized databases to provide more detailed results than is available from government websites. Information on pricing and speed of listed broadband plans is generated by our research and analysis division, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.
When it comes down to choosing an Internet provider, fiber is the best choice around Ola. All broadband Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.7% of consumers in Ola2,000 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 Ola, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Arkwest Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Around Ola
Data from our market researchers shows that popular providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Ola to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ola||17.1 Mbps||3||$0.87 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +517.3 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +131.7 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +143.5 Mbps )||15 ( +12 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +152.4 Mbps )||23 ( +20 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145 Mbps )||8 ( +5 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|