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Internet providers in 72086

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72086 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL49%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL30%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable58%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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72086 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 72086 ZIP code 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 72086 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 42% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in the 72086 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 72086 area, and 37.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 72086, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lonoke

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 72 Mbps 7 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 192 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL
AT&T 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 72086

The largest internet providers serving the 72086 ZIP code are AT&T, CenturyLink, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to many in the 72086 ZIP code, covering 49% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 30% of the area. Lonoke’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 58% of residents in the 72086 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

49%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 72086 ZIP code, covering 49% 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $56.00.

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 Lonoke, $0.79.

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 20 Mbps in 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lonoke's providers, 63 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

30%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 72086 ZIP code, covering 30% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $56.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lonoke, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lonoke's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

58%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to about half of households in the 72086 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 72086 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 Lonoke, $56.00.

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 Lonoke, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lonoke's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 72086 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 72086 and the greater Lonoke area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lonoke at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lonoke at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 72086 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 72086 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 72086 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 49% of households in 72086. The next fastest internet provider in the 72086 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 58% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 72086 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $56.00.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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