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Internet providers in 72086

Find internet providers serving the 72086 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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72086 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL49%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 40 MbpsDSL30%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 150 MbpsCable58%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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72086 internet service at a glance

At 96%, 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 DSL, which covers 76% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 58% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Lonoke, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 72086

The largest internet providers serving the 72086 ZIP code are AT&T, CenturyLink, and Suddenlink 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, Suddenlink, offers cable to around 58% of residents in the 72086 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

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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $43.00.

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 Lonoke, $1.30.

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 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lonoke's providers, 63 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

40 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $43.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lonoke, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lonoke's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

58%

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

Suddenlink’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 Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $43.00.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lonoke, $1.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in 72086 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are slightly 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 significantly higher than average in Lonoke at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lonoke at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 72086 ZIP code with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 72086. The next fastest internet provider in the 72086 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 49% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in the 72086 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lonoke, $43.00.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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%.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.