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Internet providers in Jonesboro, AR

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Jonesboro, AR internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL78%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Ritter Communications $57.95 6 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic6.194%
Ritter Communications $57.95 6 - 50 MbpsDSL4.084%
Ritter Communications $57.95 6 - 50 MbpsCable4.014%
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Jonesboro internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro area will have access to cable, which covers 86% of Jonesboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 26% of those living in Jonesboro.

There are eight internet providers serving the Jonesboro area, and 79.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jonesboro's eight internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jonesboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Ritter Communications 103 Mbps 51 Mbps Fiber-optic
Viasat 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 126 Mbps 129 Mbps DSL
Optimum 67 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Jonesboro

The largest internet providers in Jonesboro are AT&T, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Jonesboro.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Jonesboro residents, covering 78% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 98% of the area. Jonesboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Jonesboro 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

78%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Jonesboro covering 78% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Jonesboro 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jonesboro, $56.12.

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 Jonesboro, $1.00.

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 Jonesboro. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jonesboro's providers, 178 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Jonesboro covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Jonesboro, $56.12.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jonesboro, $1.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Jonesboro. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jonesboro's providers, 178 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Jonesboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Jonesboro 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Jonesboro, $56.12.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jonesboro, $1.00.

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 Jonesboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Jonesboro's providers, 178 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Jonesboro with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 78% of households in Jonesboro. The next fastest internet provider in Jonesboro is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Hillbilly Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Jonesboro with plans starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jonesboro, $56.12.

Ritter Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Jonesboro, covering 6.194% of the city. Fusion Media also offers fiber internet in Jonesboro and is available to 2.035% of households.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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.