Internet Providers in Ola, AR

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Internet Statistics for Ola, AR
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps

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



Ola, AR

2,000 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
Arkwest Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ola, Arkansas

  • Arkwest - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Ola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ola - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ola

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Ola is the 497th most connected city in Arkansas behind Russellville, Pottsville, Danville, Dardanelle, and Belleville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 300 people in Yell County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Ola have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

As of this month, 72853 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Ola.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Yell County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ola

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Arkwest Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
Arkwest Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Ola to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ola 14.5 Mbps 3 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +400.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +101.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +112.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +113.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )