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72143 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL78%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL8.410%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable2.880%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL7.180%
Cam-Tel Company $29.95 50 - 250 MbpsCable79%
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72143 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 72143 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 72143 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 87% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 24% of those living in the 72143 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 72143 area, and 79.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 72143, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Searcy

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 171 Mbps 172 Mbps DSL
Windstream 40 Mbps 11 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 19 Mbps 11 Mbps DSL
Indco Cable 49 Mbps 33 Mbps Cable
Ritter Communications 124 Mbps 55 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 72143

The largest internet providers serving the 72143 ZIP code are AT&T, Cam-Tel Company, and Indco Cable bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 72143 ZIP code, covering 78% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cam-Tel Company, which covers 79% of the area. Searcy’s third most-available internet provider, Indco Cable, offers cable to around 19% of residents in the 72143 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

78%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 72143 ZIP code, covering 78% 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 Searcy, $50.98.

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 Searcy, $0.66.

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 72143 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Searcy's providers, 178 Mbps.

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Cam-Tel Company cable internet

Provider

Cam-Tel Company

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Cable from Cam-Tel Company offers broadband to most households in the 72143 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Cam-Tel Company’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 72143 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cam-Tel Company start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Searcy, $50.98.

Cam-Tel Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Searcy, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cam-Tel Company offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 72143 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Searcy's providers, 178 Mbps.

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Indco Cable cable internet

Provider

Indco Cable

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

19%

Cable from Indco Cable offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 72143 ZIP code, covering 19% of the area.

Indco Cable’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 72143 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Indco Cable start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Searcy, $50.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Indco Cable offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 72143 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 19% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Searcy's providers, 178 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 72143 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 72143 and the greater Searcy area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Searcy at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Searcy at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 72143 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Searcy may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Searcy cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 72143 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 72143 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 78% of households in 72143. The next fastest internet provider in the 72143 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 7.180% of the area.

Cam-Tel Company offers the cheapest internet in the 72143 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Searcy, $50.98.

Ritter Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 72143 ZIP code, covering 2.360% of the city.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.