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Internet providers in 71854

Find internet providers serving the 71854 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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71854 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.230%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable99%
Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative $79.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative $79.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsDSL2.700%
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71854 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 71854 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 71854 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable 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 80% of those living in the 71854 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 71854 area, and 99.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 71854, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Texarkana

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 12 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Windstream 58 Mbps 45 Mbps DSL
Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative 63 Mbps 62 Mbps Fiber-optic
Sparklight 158 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 71854

The largest internet providers serving the 71854 ZIP code are Windstream, Sparklight, and Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 71854 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 99% of the area. Texarkana’s third most-available internet provider, Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of residents in the 71854 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 71854 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Texarkana, $64.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Texarkana, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 71854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Texarkana's providers, 294 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in the 71854 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 71854 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Texarkana, $64.98.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Texarkana, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 71854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Texarkana's providers, 294 Mbps.

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Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative fiber-optic internet

Provider

Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$79.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 71854 ZIP code, covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 71854 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative start at $79.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Texarkana, $64.98.

Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Texarkana, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 71854 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Texarkana's providers, 294 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 71854 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 71854 and the greater Texarkana area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Texarkana at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Texarkana at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 71854 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 71854 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 71854 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 71854. The next fastest internet provider in the 71854 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 7.230% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in the 71854 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Texarkana, $64.98.

Southwest Arkansas Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 71854 ZIP code, covering 10% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 71854 and is available to 7.230% of households.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.