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Internet providers in Forrest City, AR

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Forrest City, AR internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.607%
Cam-Tel Company $29.95 50 - 250 MbpsCable81%
Indco Cable $39.95 -Cable19%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Forrest City internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in Forrest City is comparable to the rest of Arkansas - 91%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Forrest City area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Forrest City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Forrest City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Forrest City area, and 81.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forrest City's six internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Forrest City

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Indco Cable 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Cable
AT&T 10 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 8 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Forrest City

The largest internet providers in Forrest City are AT&T, Cam-Tel Company, and Indco Cable bringing DSL and cable options to Forrest City.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Forrest City residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cam-Tel Company, which covers 81% of the area. Forrest City’s third most-available internet provider, Indco Cable, offers cable to around 19% of Forrest City residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Forrest City covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Forrest City to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Forrest City, $48.31.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forrest City, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Forrest City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forrest City's providers, 54 Mbps.

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Cam-Tel Company cable internet

Provider

Cam-Tel Company

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Cable from Cam-Tel Company offers broadband to nearly all households in Forrest City covering 81% of the area.

Cam-Tel Company’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forrest City residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cam-Tel Company start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forrest City, $48.31.

Cam-Tel Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forrest City, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cam-Tel Company offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Forrest City. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forrest City's providers, 54 Mbps.

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Indco Cable cable internet

Provider

Indco Cable

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Cable from Indco Cable offers broadband to a limited number of households in Forrest City covering 19% of the area.

Indco Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Forrest City residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Indco Cable start at $39.95/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Forrest City, $48.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Indco Cable offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Forrest City. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Forrest City's providers, 54 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Forrest City, you’ll likely have options from DSL and cable internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Forrest City, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Forrest City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forrest City at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Forrest City at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Forrest City residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Forrest City with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Forrest City. The next fastest internet provider in Forrest City is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 1.607% of the area.

Cam-Tel Company offers the cheapest internet in Forrest City with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forrest City, $48.31.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.