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Internet Providers in Taylor, Arkansas
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Internet Access in Taylor, Arkansas
Information below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to validate that data. Pricing and plan information is aggregated by our data science team. BroadbandNow has analyzed 206 Internet plans in and near Taylor. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 8 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Looking at less fortunate areas in Taylor, our data shows that as many as 1,000 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.
CenturyLink is the third largest wired broadband provider in Taylor by coverage area, available to 89 percent of the area.
Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
DSL is the main kind of Internet with coverage in Taylor that residents should consider. For more detailed results, enter your zip code in our search tool at the top of this page.
Internet Statistics 2021
70.7% of consumers in Taylor1,000 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 Taylor, Arkansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|SWAT FIRST||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||28.1%|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||1.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||89.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Walnut Hill Telephone Co||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.7%|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||7.3%|
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.
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 Around Taylor
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the common ISPs in the area currently use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Taylor to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Taylor||60.6 Mbps||8||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +473.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +88.2 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +100 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|