Internet Providers in Prim, AR

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Internet Statistics for Prim, AR
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps

Internet Access in Prim, Arkansas

There are 2.31 broadband providers in each census block in Prim. As a result, most locations in the area will have a minimum of 2-3 choices for Internet.

DSL broadband has widespread availability in comparison to other Internet technologies within Prim because pretty much every house in Prim is connected to telephone wires — the physical DSL line usually comes in via a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the phone outlet to enable your Wifi service.

The packages shown above are collected by hand by our data staff. The 21 Internet packages shown are the latest of 85 packages we've aggregated in Prim to date.

Yelcot Communications is one of the top three providers in Prim according to coverage area. They are available to 90 percent of local addresses. The Computer Works is another company worth knowing about. While fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Prim in terms of coverage area. As the map below demonstrates, the more common providers often compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Prim.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Prim, Arkansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Yelcot Communications 25 Mbps DSL and Fiber 5m 27s 90.4%
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 22.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Prim

Prim Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Prim is the 245th most connected city in Arkansas ahead of Mountain View, Shirley, and Fairfield Bay, but behind Drasco and Higden.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Cleburne 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: 18% of people living in Prim 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.

In Cleburne County, approximately 10,000 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 Caps Around Prim

Data from our research team shows that many of the common providers place a limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since users see them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Prim to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Prim 11.2 Mbps 6 $3.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +523.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +137.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +149.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +158.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +150.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )