Best Des Arc Internet Service Providers

Des Arc, AR has a total of 3 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 3 internet service options in Des Arc. 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 Des Arc is ViaSat. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
2CenturyLinkDSL80 Mbps10 Mbps39.0%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Des Arc AR Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Des Arc have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Des Arc are compared to Prairie County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Des Arc of 9.77 Mbps are faster than the Prairie County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.

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Des Arc Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Des Arc is 61.7% slower than the average in Arkansas and 69.8% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 40.3% of the Prairie County population

  • The average internet download speed in Des Arc is 9.77 Mbps based upon 2752 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Des Arc population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 3.6% of Des Arc residents

  • There are 3 residential internet providers in Des Arc, AR providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Des Arc 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 ViaSat as the top provider for Des Arc, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Des Arc?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Des Arc.

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

The following zip codes were used: 72040

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

Click through to see how the Des Arc broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Batesville, Jacksonville, Kensett, Lewisville, Little Flock, Murfreesboro, Wrightsville

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Des Arc, Arkansas population.

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 Des Arc, Arkansas?

CenturyLink provides broadband internet service to 39.0% of Des Arc.

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.




Des Arc 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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