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Internet providers in 72901

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.026%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Vantage Telecom, LLC - -DSL14%
Vantage Telecom, LLC - -Fiber-optic0.506%
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72901 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 72901 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of Arkansas - 87%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 72901 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.530% of those living in the 72901 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 72901 area, and 99.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 72901, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 72901

The largest internet providers serving the 72901 ZIP code are AT&T, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 72901 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 100% of the area. Fort Smith’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 72901 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 72901 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Smith, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Smith, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 72901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Smith's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 72901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 72901 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Smith, $42.49.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Smith, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 72901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Smith's providers, 353 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 72901 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 72901 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fort Smith, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Smith, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 72901 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Smith's providers, 353 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 72901 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 72901 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.026% of households in 72901. The next fastest internet provider in the 72901 ZIP code is Vantage Telecom, LLC, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 0.506% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 72901 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Smith, $42.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 72901 ZIP code, covering 2.026% of the city. Vantage Telecom, LLC also offers fiber internet in 72901 and is available to 0.506% of households.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.