Gurdon, AR High Speed Internet Service

Gurdon, 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 Gurdon. 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 Gurdon is South Central Arkansas Electric. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1South Central Arkansas ElectricFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps49.4%
2OptimumCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps41.6%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Gurdon 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 Gurdon which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Gurdon are compared to Clark County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Gurdon of 15.4 Mbps are slower than the Clark County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.


Gurdon Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Gurdon is 2.5 Mbps. This is 61.6% slower than the average in Arkansas and 78.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Gurdon is 60.8% slower than the Clark County average and 52.5% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Gurdon is 2.5 Mbps. This is 84.3% slower than the Clark County average and 78.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 69.0% of Clark County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 40.5% of Clark County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Clark County is 39.27 Mbps based upon 21224 samples taken in the past year


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 Gurdon 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 South Central Arkansas Electric as the top provider for Gurdon, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Gurdon?

South Central Arkansas Electric and Optimum with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Gurdon.

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

The following zip codes were used: 71743

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

Click through to see how the Gurdon broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Bentonville, Corning, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Manila, Ola, Searcy

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Gurdon - South Central Arkansas Electric.

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 Gurdon, Arkansas?

South Central Arkansas Electric provides broadband internet service to 49.4% of Gurdon.

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.

Gurdon 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.


  • 410+ channels
  • Voice activated remote control
  • Customize your plan
  • Optimum entertainment experience available on the new Apple TV in 4K
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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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