Internet Providers in Hydro, OK

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hydro, OK
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $76.65

Internet Access in Hydro, Oklahoma

Information here is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports to enhance the data down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data shown here is hand-gathered through our data team. BroadbandNow has analyzed 282 broadband plans in the area around Hydro since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 4 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.

So far as availability, the average Hydro home has 3-4 providers serving a given address. Only 87.82 percent of Hydro residents are limited to one or fewer options for residential Internet.

Viasat Internet is the most common option in Hydro. They are available to practically one hundred percent of Hydro. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet for Hydro is 25 Mbps.

XStream Services is a common second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 92 percent local availability and a top speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only way to get Internet for residents of Hydro. For example, fixed wireless providers like XStream Services can achieve 25 Mbps over direct wireless hardware. There are also 2 providers in Hydro marketing enterprise and business products and services such as SD-WAN. We list all providers with business packages online, although some providers sell both home and business Internet.

Cable is the best-performing kind of broadband with coverage in Hydro worth considering. Type zip in the search tool to see detailed results.

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 Hydro, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
XStream Services 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hydro, Oklahoma

  • XStream Services - DSL - 92.6% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 20.8% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Suddenlink - Cable - 10.6% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 2.8% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hydro - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Hydro is the 329th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Thomas, Geary, and Watonga, but behind Weatherford and Hinton.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Custer 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 Custer County, approximately 6,000 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 Around Hydro

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the common ISPs in Hydro place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hydro

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XStream Services DSL 92.6%+ 50 Mbps
XStream Services Fixed Wireless 98.7%+ 50 Mbps
Omega 1 Fixed Wireless 82.6%+ 10 Mbps
HTS Wireless Fixed Wireless 45.0%+ 60 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 20.8%+ 50 Mbps
Suddenlink Communications Cable 10.6%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 2.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 26.9%+ 100 Mbps
Dobson Technologies Fiber 14.2%+ -- Mbps
Suddenlink Business Cable 0.5%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Hydro to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hydro 45.4 Mbps 9 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +370 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +73.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +70.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +82 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +82.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )