Internet Providers in Pocola, OK

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pocola, OK
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Pocola, Oklahoma

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to enhance that data. Plan and pricing information is collected by our research team. We have aggregated 269 Internet plans for Pocola since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 72 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.

When we look at broadband network options, Pocola features widespread coverage for all the primary wired Internet types: fiber, cable, and DSL. Fiber service is generally the stronger network type. Fiber service has 75.36 percent availability in Pocola.

Cox Communications as well as AT&T Internet also offer Internet service in Pocola, with significant shared coverage areas in some parts of town.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Pocola.

To summarize, the Internet market is far from perfect in Pocola. For now, a relatively limited 200 Pocola locals have access to fewer than one providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Pocola, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Wave Rural Connect 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Windstream 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pocola, Oklahoma

  • Cox - Cable - 99.2% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 80.5% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Wave Rural Connect - Fiber - 75.4% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 17.0% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 10.9% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Windstream - Cable - 1.6% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pocola - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pocola

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Pocola is the 64th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Fort Smith, Cameron, Arkoma, Spiro, and Hackett.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Le Flore 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.

Fiber Availability: 75% of people living in Pocola have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 93% of Pocola 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.

In Le Flore County, approximately 22,000 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 and Video Streaming in Pocola

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the top providers in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see them as a strategy to discourage streaming services, while providers explain data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pocola

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Cox Communications Cable 99.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 80.5%+ 100 Mbps
Wave Rural Connect Fiber 75.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 17.0%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 10.9%+ 50 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 7.4%+ 6 Mbps
Windstream Cable 1.6%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Wave Rural Connect Fiber 87.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cox Business Cable 84.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 17.4%+ 100 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 13.1%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Pocola to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pocola 58.2 Mbps 9 $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +357.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +60.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +58 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +69.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +69.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )