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Internet providers in Helena-West Helena, AR

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Helena-West Helena, AR internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL98%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Helena-West Helena internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Helena-West Helena 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 Helena-West Helena area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Helena-West Helena residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Helena-West Helena, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Helena-West Helena area, and 97.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Helena-West Helena's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Helena-West Helena

The largest internet providers in Helena-West Helena are AT&T, Suddenlink, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Helena-West Helena.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Helena-West Helena residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 99% of the area. Helena-West Helena’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Helena-West Helena residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Helena-West Helena covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Helena-West Helena 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 Helena-West Helena, $42.50.

AT&T 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 Helena-West Helena, $1.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Helena-West Helena. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Helena-West Helena's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in Helena-West Helena covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Helena-West Helena, $42.50.

Suddenlink 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 Helena-West Helena, $1.15.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Helena-West Helena. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Helena-West Helena's providers, 264 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 Helena-West Helena covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Helena-West Helena 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 Helena-West Helena, $42.50.

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 Helena-West Helena, $1.15.

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 Helena-West Helena. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Helena-West Helena's providers, 264 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Helena-West Helena with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Helena-West Helena. The next fastest internet provider in Helena-West Helena is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Helena-West Helena with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Helena-West Helena, $42.50.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.