Texarkana, TX High Speed Internet Service

Texarkana, TX 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 Texarkana. 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 Texarkana is Sparklight. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SparklightCable, Fiber2000 Mbps2000 Mbps99.1%
2WindstreamDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps96.1%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Texarkana TX 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 Texarkana 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 Texarkana are compared to Bowie County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Texas overall?
Average download speeds in Texarkana of 36.12 Mbps are faster than the Bowie County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Texas.


Texarkana Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 86.6% of Bowie County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 99.4% of the Texarkana population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 49.3% of Bowie County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 81.7% of Texarkana residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Texarkana, TX providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Texarkana is 34.7% faster than the average in Texas and 11.5% 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 Texarkana 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 Sparklight as the top provider for Texarkana, Texas.

Who has the fastest internet service in Texarkana?

Sparklight with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Texarkana.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Texarkana, Texas?

The following zip codes were used: 75501, 75503, 75504, 75505, 75507 and 75599

How do the internet speeds in Texarkana compare to other cities in Texas?

Click through to see how the Texarkana broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Camp Swift, Clifton, Doffing, Jewett, Olmito, Paducah, Van Horn

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Texarkana - Sparklight and Windstream.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.

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.

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Texarkana, Texas?

Sparklight provides broadband internet service to 99.1% of Texarkana.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Texarkana, TX residents.

Texarkana 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.


  • 100+ channels
  • 200 hours of cloud DVR
  • 2 TV plans
  • No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
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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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