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Internet providers in Pocahontas, AR

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Pocahontas, AR internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL98%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Ritter Communications $57.95 6 - 50 MbpsFiber-optic2.062%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Pocahontas internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Pocahontas residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Pocahontas.

There are five internet providers serving the Pocahontas area, and 99.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pocahontas's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Pocahontas

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 68 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL
Ritter Communications 91 Mbps 41 Mbps Fiber-optic
Optimum 125 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Pocahontas

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Pocahontas residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 100% of the area. Pocahontas’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Pocahontas residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Pocahontas covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas, $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 Pocahontas, $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 3 Mbps in Pocahontas. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pocahontas's providers, 232 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

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Pocahontas covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas, $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 Pocahontas, $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 Pocahontas. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pocahontas's providers, 232 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 Pocahontas covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pocahontas 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 Pocahontas, $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 Pocahontas, $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 Pocahontas. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pocahontas's providers, 232 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Pocahontas with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Pocahontas. The next fastest internet provider in Pocahontas is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 98% of the area.

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

Ritter Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Pocahontas, covering 2.062% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.