How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Platter, Oklahoma
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Internet Access in Platter, Oklahoma
3-4 Internet providers are available at the average Platter resident. In context, this is actually a high amount of choice compared to other cities. Competition of two or more broadband providers in a city often results in more affordable regional pricing.
We should note here that since FCC data is only tallied up twice annually and only made public six months after filing, provider availability shown may not reflect the latest upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Considering the broadband network technologies in Platter, you essentially see two primary options: cable (Vyve Broadband, for example) and DSL (providers like Cherokee Communications).
HughesNet is also a common Internet option in Platter. They offer mainly Satellite service available to near one hundred percent of Platter. Nextlink Internet offers an alternative wireless service for practically one hundred percent of local residents. Keep in mind that fixed wireless needs roof access or line of site with a Nextlink Internet access point.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Rise Broadband and Viasat Internet are the largest Internet providers in Platter as measured by coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, these providers frequently overlap in most neighborhoods around Platter.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Platter, Oklahoma
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||50.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Cherokee Communications||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 and Video Streaming Around Platter
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top providers in the area place a limit on data use on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.