Best Pottsville Internet Service Providers
Pottsville, 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 Pottsville. 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 Pottsville is Optimum. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Optimum||Cable||1000 Mbps||50 Mbps||47.3%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||22.4%|
Pottsville 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 Pottsville have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Pottsville are compared to Pope County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Pottsville of 9.73 Mbps are slower than the Pope County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.
Pottsville Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Pottsville is 2.53 Mbps. This is 54.7% slower than the Pope County average and 78.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 79.4% of Pope County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 6.0% of Pope County residents
The average internet download speed in Pope County is 16.28 Mbps based upon 113536 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Pottsville is 61.8% slower than the average in Arkansas and 70% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Pottsville is 9.73 Mbps based upon 2088 measurements taken in the last 12 months
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 Pottsville 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 Optimum as the top provider for Pottsville, Arkansas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Pottsville?
Optimum with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Pottsville.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Pottsville, Arkansas?
The following zip codes were used: 72802, 72823 and 72858
How do the internet speeds in Pottsville compare to other cities in Arkansas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Pottsville - 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 Pottsville, Arkansas?
Optimum provides broadband internet service to 47.3% of Pottsville.
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.
Pottsville 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
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app