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Internet providers in 72802

Find internet providers serving the 72802 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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72802 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL87%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable90%
The Computer Works $50.00 5 - 100 MbpsDSL4.450%
The Computer Works $50.00 5 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic4.450%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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72802 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 72802 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 72802 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 96% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.300% of those living in the 72802 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 72802 area, and 83.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 72802, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Russellville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 21 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 19 Mbps 9 Mbps DSL
Optimum 109 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 72802

The largest internet providers serving the 72802 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 72802 ZIP code, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 90% of the area. Russellville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 72802 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 72802 ZIP code, covering 87% 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 Russellville, $55.00.

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 Russellville, $0.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 72802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 290 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

90%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 72802 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 72802 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 Russellville, $55.00.

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 Russellville, $0.76.

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 72802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 290 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 the 72802 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 72802 ZIP 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 Russellville, $55.00.

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 Russellville, $0.76.

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 72802 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 290 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 72802 frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in the 72802 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 72802. The next fastest internet provider in the 72802 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 87% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in the 72802 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Russellville, $55.00.

The Computer Works is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 72802 ZIP code, covering 4.450% of the city.

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.

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.

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.