Best Huntsville Internet Service Providers

Huntsville, 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 Huntsville. 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 Huntsville is MADCO Holding. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1MADCO HoldingFiber150 Mbps150 Mbps46.5%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Huntsville 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 Huntsville 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 Huntsville are compared to Madison County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Huntsville of 24.49 Mbps are faster than the Madison County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.

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Huntsville Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Huntsville is 8.27 Mbps. This is 1.2% faster than the Madison County average and 28.7% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of Madison County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 51.3% of Madison County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Madison County is 20.89 Mbps based upon 16712 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Huntsville is 4% slower than the average in Arkansas and 24.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Huntsville is 24.49 Mbps based upon 11368 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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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 Huntsville 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 MADCO Holding as the top provider for Huntsville, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Huntsville?

MADCO Holding with a download speed of 150 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Huntsville.

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

The following zip codes were used: 72740

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

Click through to see how the Huntsville broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Dierks, Mammoth Spring, Marvell, Mcgehee, Piggott, Russellville, Stuttgart

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Huntsville - MADCO Holding.

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 Huntsville, Arkansas?

MADCO Holding provides broadband internet service to 46.5% of Huntsville.

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.




Huntsville 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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