Blytheville, Arkansas Broadband Internet Service

Blytheville, AR has a total of 4 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 4 internet service options in Blytheville. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Blytheville is E. Ritter Communications Holdings. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1E. Ritter Communications HoldingsCable, DSL, Fiber250 Mbps100 Mbps43.0%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3FDF Communications Co.wireless25 Mbps3 Mbps44.0%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Blytheville AR Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Blytheville which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Blytheville of 5.04 Mbps are faster than the Mississippi County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.

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Blytheville Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Blytheville is 23.14 Mbps based upon 23176 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 94.3% of the Blytheville population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 5.3% of Blytheville residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Blytheville, AR providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Blytheville is 31.5% faster than the Mississippi County average and 28.6% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 77.0% of Mississippi County residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Blytheville residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks E. Ritter Communications Holdings as the top provider for Blytheville, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Blytheville?

E. Ritter Communications Holdings with a download speed of 250 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Blytheville.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Blytheville, Arkansas?

The following zip codes were used: 72315 and 72316

How do the internet speeds in Blytheville compare to other cities in Arkansas?

Click through to see how the Blytheville broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Calico Rock, Conway, Eudora, Horatio, Hot Springs Village, Mineral Springs, Mountain View

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Blytheville - E. Ritter Communications Holdings.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Blytheville, Arkansas?

FDF Communications Co. provides broadband internet service to 44.0% of Blytheville.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.




Blytheville Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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