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Internet providers in Austin, AR

1. Optimum
100% available in Austin
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
150Mbps

User Rating(1209)

Get up to a $200 Prepaid Mastercard® with sign up. Terms apply.

2. T-Mobile Home Internet
40% available in Austin
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

3. Brightspeed.
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

Ltd avail/areas. 2000 Mbps not avail in all areas.

5. Hughesnet
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

6. Viasat
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
1. Hughesnet
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

2. Viasat
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
3. Ooma
50% available in Austin
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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1. Mint
Available in Austin
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Austin
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Austin
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Austin
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
97% available in Austin
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Austin

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Austin area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$93.39/mo

Average speed
83.7 Mbps

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Austin Residential Internet Coverage

Looking for a speedy Internet option in the Arkansas city of Austin? You're in the right place. Multiple Internet service providers offer a wide range of connection options at different speeds and price points, ensuring that people can find plans that fit their budget.

One of the most prominent Internet service providers in Austin is CenturyLink. The CenturyLink coverage area covers all of Austin, but it doesn't stop there. Service reaches well beyond the city limits to the north, south, west, and east.

Limited coverage is available through AT&T, a national provider with a fiber optic network and a DSL network in Austin. Service is primarily available in the southwestern neighborhoods of Austin.

Windstream is fairly similar to the AT&T network in terms of coverage. Much of southwestern and northwestern Austin falls into their service area.

Through SuddenLink Communications, the entirety of Austin enjoys comprehensive high speed cable coverage.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Austin

Average download speed
83.69 Mbps

Average upload speed
131.63 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
43.7 ms

Average jitter
35.62 ms

 

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Summary of Austin internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Optimum Cable 150 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Optimum
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Brightspeed. Fiber 2000 Mbps 3.3/5 View Plans for Brightspeed.
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Austin

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on internet providers in Austin.

Optimum

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Dustin L | 02-20-2022

the absolute worst, every time i call i just get put with a robot and not an actual person, the internet is constantly having the most awful speed ive ever had, i always have to reset the router in order for it to even barely work, i shouldnt even be paying $5 for this garbage, under no circumstances would i EVER recommend this atrocious mistake of a company. by far the worst experience i have ever had with internet in my life

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Dustin L | 02-20-2022

the absolute worst, every time i call i just get put with a robot and not an actual person, the internet is constantly having the most awful speed ive ever had, i always have to reset the router in order for it to even barely work, i shouldnt even be paying $5 for this garbage, under no circumstances would i EVER recommend this atrocious mistake of a company. by far the worst experience i have ever had with internet in my life

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