Elm Springs, Arkansas Broadband Internet Service

Elm Springs, AR has a total of 6 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 6 internet service options in Elm Springs. 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 Elm Springs is Cox. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CoxCable1000 Mbps35 Mbps48.9%
2Ozarks ElectricFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps45.1%
3AT&TDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps27.6%
4CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps29.5%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Elm Springs AR Internet Access Options

Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Elm Springs are compared to Benton County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Elm Springs of 13.24 Mbps are slower than the Benton County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.


Elm Springs Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Elm Springs is 13.24 Mbps based upon 168 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 90.1% of the Elm Springs population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 89.1% of Elm Springs residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Elm Springs, AR providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Elm Springs is 42.3% slower than the Benton County average and 59.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 85.0% of Benton County residents


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 Elm Springs 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 Cox as the top provider for Elm Springs, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Elm Springs?

Cox, Ozarks Electric and AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Elm Springs.

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

The following zip codes were used: 72728 and 72762

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

Click through to see how the Elm Springs broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Blytheville, Dermott, Eudora, Highland, Hope, Marvell, Tontitown

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Elm Springs - Ozarks Electric, AT&T and CenturyLink.

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 Elm Springs, Arkansas?

Cox provides broadband internet service to 48.9% of Elm Springs.

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.

Elm Springs 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.


  • 250+ channels
  • Contour voice remote control
  • Customizable add-ons
  • Make your TV content portable with the Contour app app
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  • 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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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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