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Internet Providers in Hydro, Oklahoma
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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 312 broadband plans in the area around Hydro since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1 records as of 2022. 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 4 providers serving a given address. Only 48.81 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 2022
48.8% of consumers in Hydro900 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 Hydro, Oklahoma
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||50.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|XStream Services||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||92.6%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||2.2%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||20.8%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Hydro
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.
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.
Compare Hydro to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hydro||69.9 Mbps||10||$0.44 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +475.7 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +111 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +116.7 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +109.2 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|