Paragould, AR High Speed Internet Service

Paragould, 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 Paragould. 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 Paragould is Paragould Light and Water Commission. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Paragould Light and Water CommissionCable, Fiber1000 Mbps200 Mbps50.0%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Paragould 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

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Paragould compare to Greene County? The average speed in Paragould is 35.82 Mbps which is faster than Greene County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Arkansas average of 25.5 Mbps.


Paragould Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 3.9% of the Greene County population

  • The average internet download speed in Paragould is 35.82 Mbps based upon 41408 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 21.1% of the Paragould population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 95.0% of Paragould residents

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

  • The average download speed in Paragould is 34.3% faster than the Greene County average and 10.6% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps


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 Paragould 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 Paragould Light and Water Commission as the top provider for Paragould, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Paragould?

Paragould Light and Water Commission with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Paragould.

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

The following zip codes were used: 72450 and 72451

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

Click through to see how the Paragould broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Augusta, Bethel Heights, Haskell, Huntsville, Marshall, Piney, Searcy

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Paragould - Paragould Light and Water Commission.

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 Paragould, Arkansas?

Paragould Light and Water Commission provides broadband internet service to 50.0% of Paragould.

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.

Paragould 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.


  • 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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  • 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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