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Internet providers in 72173

Find internet providers serving the 72173 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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72173 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL5.910%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.840%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL8.170%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
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72173 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 72173 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 72173 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 67% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 45% of those living in the 72173 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 72173 area, and 98.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 72173, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Vilonia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 83 Mbps 42 Mbps DSL
CenturyLink 18 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
AT&T 45 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 72173

The largest internet providers serving the 72173 ZIP code are Windstream and The Computer Works bringing DSL and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 72173 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Windstream, which covers 13% of the area. Vilonia’s third most-available internet provider, The Computer Works, offers DSL to around 100% of residents in the 72173 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to all households in the 72173 ZIP code, covering 99% 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 Vilonia, $54.28.

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 Vilonia, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 72173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vilonia's providers, 198 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 72173 ZIP code, covering 13% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Windstream is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 72173 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Vilonia, $54.28.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.38 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vilonia, $0.80.

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 72173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vilonia's providers, 198 Mbps.

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The Computer Works DSL internet

Provider

The Computer Works

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from The Computer Works offers broadband to all households in the 72173 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from The Computer Works 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 The Computer Works start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Vilonia, $54.28.

The Computer Works customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $10.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vilonia, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, The Computer Works offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 72173 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Vilonia's providers, 198 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 72173 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 72173 and the greater Vilonia area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Vilonia at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Vilonia at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 72173 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 Vilonia 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 Vilonia DSL, fiber-optic, and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 72173 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 72173 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.910% of households in 72173. The next fastest internet provider in the 72173 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 1.840% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 72173 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Vilonia, $54.28.

The Computer Works is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 72173 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 72173 and is available to 13% of households.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.