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Internet providers in Ward, AR

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Ward, AR internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL88%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 150 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ward internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Ward 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 Ward area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Ward residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ward, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Ward area, and 95.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ward's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 150 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ward

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Ward residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 99% of the area. Ward’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ward residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ward covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ward 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ward, $46.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ward, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Ward. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ward's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

15 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in Ward covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Ward, $46.25.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ward, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 15 Mbps in Ward. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ward's providers, 70 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ward covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ward 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ward, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ward, $1.19.

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 Ward. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Ward's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in Ward with download speeds up to 150 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Ward. The next fastest internet provider in Ward is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 88% of the area.

Suddenlink offers the cheapest internet in Ward with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ward, $46.25.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.

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.