Internet Providers in Durant, OK

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Residential Internet Statistics for Durant, OK
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.99

Internet Access in Durant, Oklahoma

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Durant. HughesNet is also widely available.

There's a strong level of competition between companies around the Durant area. However, 5,000 locals are still without service from multiple providers. If these residents aren't pleased with their service from the incumbent provider, they have to use a lower-grade wireless backup. However, this issue isn't widespread in Durant. The average household has 3-4 options for Internet service.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband network options in the Durant metro area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed tends to be better and more robust, but the overall speeds seen with either network type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in that neighborhood.

Rise Broadband and Vyve Broadband can also provide coverage in Durant, often competing for the same customers.

Broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and privatized data collected from telecoms, or via unlisted third parties. Averaged statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our in-house research team has hand-aggregated package pricing and plan details on 294 Internet plans and bundles within the Durant market to date.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Durant with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Durant is the 101st most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Cartwright, Colbert, Mead, Calera, and Caddo.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Durant: Silo
  • The fastest zip code in Durant for April 2021 is 74701. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

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

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Durant, Oklahoma

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Durant, Oklahoma

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 98.2% Availability in Durant - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Vyve Broadband - Cable - 86.8% Availability in Durant - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 75.2% Availability in Durant - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Durant - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Durant - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Durant

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Durant is the 101st most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Cartwright, Colbert, Mead, 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.

Approximately 75% of Durant 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.

As of this month, 74701 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Durant.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

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.

Broadband for Education in Durant

Economic development studies routinely highlight a large correlation between web availability and improved schooling. For education, home Internet access is almost a requirement as universities such as Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant move online platforms to manage coursework and research. Looking at 9,290 speed tests reported in the past annum at areas within two miles of Southeastern Oklahoma State University campus, performance averages are close to 60.73 Mbps — far higher than the minimum connection speed needed for viewing video and operating cloud or communication platforms.

Data Cap Issues Around Durant

Data from our market research team suggests that common providers in Durant place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Internet access in Durant neighborhoods

Durant coverage information is available for the following specific neighborhoods: Silo.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Durant

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 98.2%+ 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 95.6%+ 100 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 86.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 75.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Dobson Technologies Fiber 11.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Durant to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Durant 60.8 Mbps 6 $1.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +354.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +58.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +55.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +66.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +66.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )