Searcy, AR High Speed Internet Service

Searcy, 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 Searcy. 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 Searcy is AT&T. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1AT&TDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps21.5%
2WEHCO VideoCable150 Mbps10 Mbps40.8%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Searcy 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 Searcy which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Searcy are compared to White County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arkansas overall?
Average download speeds in Searcy of 20.42 Mbps are faster than the White County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Arkansas.

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Searcy Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Searcy is 3.57 Mbps. This is 45.2% slower than the average in Arkansas and 69.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Searcy is 59% faster than the White County average and 37% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Searcy is 3.57 Mbps. This is 29.3% faster than the White County average and 69.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 68.2% of White County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 14.6% of White County residents

  • The average internet download speed in White County is 12.84 Mbps based upon 115584 samples taken in the past year

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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 Searcy 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 AT&T as the top provider for Searcy, Arkansas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Searcy?

AT&T with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Searcy.

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

The following zip codes were used: 72081, 72082, 72143, 72145 and 72149

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

Click through to see how the Searcy broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Clinton, Elkins, Huntsville, Jacksonville, Mulberry, Pea Ridge, Rison

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Searcy - AT&T.

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 Searcy, Arkansas?

WEHCO Video provides broadband internet service to 40.8% of Searcy.

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.




Searcy 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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