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Internet Providers in Durant, Oklahoma
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Internet Access in Durant, Oklahoma
Viasat Internet 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 302 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 78th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Cartwright, Calera, Colbert, Caddo, and Mead.
- Explore internet access for communities within Durant: Silo
- The fastest zip code in Durant for July 2021 is 74701. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
25.2% of consumers in Durant5,000 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||Availability|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||86.8%|
|Rise Broadband||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||98.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||77.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 3,257 speed tests reported in the past annum at areas within two miles of Southeastern Oklahoma State University campus, performance averages are close to 44.31 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.
Compare Durant to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Durant||44.5 Mbps||6||$0.50 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +489.9 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +104.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +116.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +125 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +117.6 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|