Internet Providers in Bennington, OK

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bennington, OK
Internet Providers: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 25 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $0

Internet Access in Bennington, Oklahoma

Data on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. We also use direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance the data. Plane and pricing information on this page is hand-gathered manually through our data science division. We have found and verified 191 broadband plans in Bennington in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 2 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Bennington.

As it stands, Fixed wireless Internet service is the only network option in much of the Bennington area, discounting Internet access options like satellite broadband. Our data shows that near one hundred percent of the area has coverage by fixed wireless.

Rise Broadband is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Bennington by coverage area, available for 77 percent of residents. Nextlink Internet is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it can be an equivalent service quality in some cases.

For a detailed look at how broadband access varies around Bennington, click the map below. The average density of broadband competition is 1.84 service providers per census block. This leaves 100% of residents with inadequate Internet coverage.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Bennington with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Bennington is the 322nd most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Bokchito, but behind Durant, Boswell, Calera, and Caddo.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Bennington, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 77.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Cherokee Communications 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 5.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bennington

Bennington Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Bennington is the 322nd most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Bokchito, but behind Durant, Boswell, Calera, and Caddo.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Bryan 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.

In Bryan County, approximately 9,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Bennington

Data collected by our researchers shows that top providers in Bennington use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hr.

Compare Bennington to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bennington 4.7 Mbps 5 $3.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +529.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +155.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +164.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )