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Internet providers in Mountain Home, AR

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Mountain Home, AR internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL73%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Mountain View Telephone Co - -Fiber-optic31%
Ritter Communications $57.95 6 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic1.512%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Mountain Home internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Mountain Home residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 75% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 27% of those living in Mountain Home.

There are six internet providers serving the Mountain Home area, and 97.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mountain Home's six internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mountain Home

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Ritter Communications 90 Mbps 43 Mbps Fiber-optic
HughesNet 28 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 45 Mbps 37 Mbps DSL
Viasat 27 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
Optimum 86 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Mountain Home

The largest internet providers in Mountain Home are CenturyLink, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Mountain Home.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Mountain Home residents, covering 73% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 99% of the area. Mountain Home’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Mountain Home residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Mountain Home covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, $56.59.

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 Mountain Home, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Mountain Home. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain Home's providers, 247 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

99%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Mountain Home covering 99% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, $56.59.

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 Mountain Home, $0.80.

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 Mountain Home. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain Home's providers, 247 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 Mountain Home covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mountain Home 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 Mountain Home, $56.59.

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 Mountain Home, $0.80.

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 Mountain Home. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mountain Home's providers, 247 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Mountain Home with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Mountain Home. The next fastest internet provider in Mountain Home is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 73% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Mountain Home with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mountain Home, $56.59.

Mountain View Telephone Co is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mountain Home, covering 31% of the city. Ritter Communications also offers fiber internet in Mountain Home and is available to 1.512% of households.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.