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Internet Providers in Pocola, Oklahoma
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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 284 Internet plans for Pocola since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 56 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
6.6% of consumers in Pocola200 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||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.2%|
|Wave Rural Connect||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||75.4%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||17.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||80.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||10.9%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 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.
Compare Pocola to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pocola||78.3 Mbps||9||$0.75 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +456.1 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +70.5 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +82.3 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +91.2 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +83.8 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|