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High-Speed Internet for Fort Smith

Take the bull by the horns with EarthLink Internet. As a top internet provider in Fort Smith, we’re bringing the fastest speeds and most reliable connection to “where the Old West begins.” Plus, this Wild West town has been named a one of the best (and cheapest!) places to start a business in Arkansas — meaning you’ll benefit from the expansion of fiber internet no matter where you roam.

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Fast Facts

  • There are three fiber internet providers in the Fort Smith area
  • Roughly 4% of Fort Smith has access to fiber internet
  • EarthLink has the best high-speed internet coverage
  • Fort Smith rated the 2nd cheapest city in the nation to start a business1
  • In 2021, Fort Smith hosted its 4thannual Invest Forth Smith economic development summit for new ventures2
  • The average internet speed in Fort Smith is 18 Mbps3
  • The cost of living in Fort Smith is 16.2% less than the national average4
  • The median home price in Fort Smith is $140,5045

Things to Do in Fort Smith

Take a step back in time in the Wild West town of Fort Smith, a hidden gem on the banks of the Arkansas River. There’s so much to see and do here, so saddle up!


Learn all about Fort Smith’s Wild West history at the National Historic Site, home of the original fort and gallows.


See where Elvis got that famous Army buzz cut at the Elvis Barbershop Museum.


Go to the Old Fort Days Rodeo, one of the city’s most thrilling events, held every year on Memorial Day.


Enjoy a pint of Fort Smith Ale at the Fort Smith Brewing Company, which specializes in local craft brews.

Better connectivity for increased productivity

EarthLink considers internet speed to be the most essential requirement for any user, which is why we provide a wide range of speeds up to 1 Gig. Call today to compare internet speeds available near Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Mobile Service

The right connection and transparent pricing also extends to your mobile provider. EarthLink Mobile offers five plans to fit any lifestyle, all with the best nationwide coverage. Plus, you can bring your own phone or upgrade to a newer device. Call to get started today!

EarthLink Security & Tools for Huntsville, Alabama

We’re not just an Arkansas internet provider. With a whole suite of tools, we’re here for every part of your digital life. We offer:

EarthLink Protect+ Powered by Norton Life Lock:
Keeps you safer than ever. This cyber safety tool offers real-time protection and dark web monitoring plus a secure VPN, million-dollar protection package, and more.

EarthLink Online Backup:
Never worry about a missing file again. Use online backup to automate your data backup, sync your files across multiple devices, and easily view and share your files with family and friends.

EarthLink Guardian:
Keeping your kids safer online is a full-time job — we can help. Powered by Bark, Guardian is a parental control tool that helps families manage and protect their children’s online lives while still preserving privacy.

EarthLink EasyTech:
The solution to your smart device problems is our remote IT support. If you have a TV that won’t connect, a video doorbell that won’t ring (or any other smart device issue), just call our product experts, and they’ll work to resolve your problem remotely.

Internet Service Comparison Chart

Not sure which type of high-speed internet service is actually the best? We break down a few options here, or you can find out more. Spoiler: fiber is the clear winner.

Internet Type Speed Price Accessibility Reliability
Fiber Highest Medium High High
Wireless Home Medium Medium High High
Cable High Medium High Medium
Satellite Low Medium High Low

As a Fort Smith internet provider, EarthLink offers:

  • Fort Smith Fiber Internet: the fastest speeds with no data caps and maximum reliability.
  • Fort Smith Wireless Home Internet: faster speeds than your cell phone’s hotspot, wide availability, and easy installation.
  • Fort Smith Satellite Internet: a dependable choice for rural internet with a variety of plans to fit your needs.
  • Fort Smith Rural Internet: if you live in a hard-to-reach area or an internet desert, we can help keep you connected.
  • Fort Smith Business Internet: if you’re ready to take your small business to the next level, trust one of the top internet providers in Arkansas.

Nearby Cities/Zip Codes

With a population of 279,974 people (and counting), the entire area is flourishing. You don’t have to live in the very heart of downtown to get the best Fort Smith internet — but we can reach you there, too.

  • Fort Smith — including zip codes 35801, 35802, 35803, 35804, 35805, 35806, 35807, 35808, 35809, 35810, 35811, 35812, 35813, 35814, 35815, 35816, 35824, 35893, 35894, 35895, 35896, 35897, 35898, 35899
  • Barling — including zip code 72923
  • Fayetteville — including zip codes 72701, 72702, 72703, 72704, 72730, 72764
  • Greenwood — including zip code 72936
  • Hackett — including zip code 72937
  • Hartford — including zip code 72938
  • Huntington — including zip code 72940
  • Springdale — including zip codes 72762, 72764, 72765, 72766
  • Van Buren — including zip codes 72956 and 72957

Frequently Asked Questions

No. If you’re already an EarthLink customer, we make it easy to transfer your service to your new address.

It only takes a few minutes to let us know you’re moving. We can help in two ways: check the available service for your new address above or call us at 888-327-8454.

For the smoothest transition, let us know you’re moving at least two weeks before you need service at your new address. It takes a little time, so the sooner you can let us know, the better. We ask for at least two weeks to avoid any downtime. We’ll keep you posted on progress via text on the phone number updated on your account.

An installation fee will be determined when your relocation order is submitted. Similar to the original installation, we’ll send a professional installer to get you all set up. Any early termination fees at the old address will be waived when service is established at the new address. Your new service will have an updated early termination fee.

Take your modem, power cord, and cables. When the technician arrives to set up your transferred service, they’ll take back what isn’t needed. Don’t be surprised if the technician provides new and better equipment.

You can upgrade at any time! We would have to check serviceability first to see what higher speeds are supported at your new address.

Not a problem! You can respond to the relocation confirmation text you receive from us or call as soon as you are aware that you need to make a change. The number is 888-327-8454 and select the “relocation” option if prompted. Please note: an adult (18 years or older) must be present at the new address at the time of installation.

We continue to widen our national internet service footprint, so this is getting more and more unlikely. However, if we can’t make this happen (we’ll miss you!), we will let you know right away so you can plan accordingly. Please note: any early termination fees will apply if the move occurs while the service is under contract.

Not a problem. We’ll need to talk to both of you together to transfer ownership of the service. Details we’ll need to collect name, email, phone, method of payment, and all security questions (which we will verify separately) to transition the account. Also remember: EarthLink email addresses can also be transferred.

We will make the arrangements to move your email address and any other service you have subscribed to.

*Actual speeds may vary based on network activity, configuration, and other factors. Subject to availability. Some prices shown may be introductory offers. Equipment fees, taxes, and other fees and restrictions may apply.


  1. “The 6 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Start a Business” via Inc, 2021
  2. “Invest Fort Smith event set for UAFS, to include student competition” via Talk Business, 10/19/2021
  3. “Internet providers in Arkansas” via High Speed Internet, 2021
  4. “Cost of Living in Fort Smith, AR” via Salary.com, 2021
  5. “Fort Smith Home Values” via Zillow, 2021