Internet Service Providers in Atoka, Oklahoma

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Residential Internet Statistics for Atoka, OK
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 5.86 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 61.18%

Internet Access in Atoka, Oklahoma

The average residence in Atoka has 2.32 providers available. This is common amount of options, since most Internet providers were formerly cable TV or landline phone providers. Most addresses are wired for both.

DSL Internet providers such as AT&T Internet deliver Internet service over telephone lines on utility poles. This is why it frequently comes through telecom corporations that historically offered telephone service. DSL network technology is available for 51.15 percent of the local population. copper DSL lines don't offer the same capacity as fiber/cable infrastructure. The result: reduced local speeds. The Atoka average speed (download only) comes down to 5.86 Mbps , partly due to the technical limitations discussed here. The Atoka average speed is, in context, beneath the 112.56 Mbps state average download speed.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently only tallied up twice annually and only made public six months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We aggregate coverage data directly from some Internet providers to help reduce this delay.

Rise Broadband is also a commonly available Internet option in Atoka. They offer mainly Fixed Wireless connections available to 82 percent of the area. Nextlink Internet is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to 65 percent of the local area, although it requires roof access or line of site with a Nextlink Internet tower or access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage reaching practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered availability to close to one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is up to 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient to view lower-quality video on WiFi. However, it may become an issue for large households or high-bandwidth apps such as video chat and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our availability map below to compare broadband options on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Atoka, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vyve Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Atoka, Oklahoma

  • Rise Broadband - 82.5% Availability in Atoka - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 45.1% Availability in Atoka - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Vyve Broadband - 37.7% Availability in Atoka - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Atoka - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Atoka - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Atoka

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Atoka is the 265th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Bennington, Caddo, and Bokchito, but behind Coalgate and Stonewall.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 8,000 people in Atoka County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 44% of Atoka residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Atoka County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps in Atoka

Internet service providers have been moving to add "data caps" to their residential Internet packages recently. Some providers in Atoka — AT&T Internet included — have plans with data caps, according to our latest data. Data caps in general vary quite a bit, and can be from 250 Gigabytes to a Terabyte or more. Most home broadband data caps are very high, which means that they don't pose a problem for most subscribers. AT&T Internet users in Atoka are advised to verify data limits while purchasing service, and not presume the caps based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Atoka

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 82.5%+ 50 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 65.5%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 45.1%+ 100 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 37.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 51.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dobson Technologies Fiber 8.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Atoka to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Atoka 5.9 Mbps 8 $1.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +343.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +101.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )