Internet Providers in Shawnee, Oklahoma

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Residential Internet Statistics for Shawnee, OK
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 58.37 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 4.52%

Internet Access in Shawnee, Oklahoma

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Shawnee. HughesNet is also widely available.

Broadband competition available for the Shawnee area is high, with the average household having 3 Internet providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed fairly, however — a surprising 22.25 percent of area residents still have only one option for true broadband service.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete.

Looking at the network technologies within Shawnee, you essentially see two systems: cable (providers such as Vyve Broadband) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

Outside of the Internet providers detailed above, Vyve Broadband provides a third choice for coverage in 94 percent of the Shawnee area. Fixed wireless companies such as AtLink and satellite companies including are worth considering. However, the incumbent wired options are usually a better deal so far as performance and pricing.

  • There are 21 internet providers in Shawnee with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Shawnee is the 127th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Earlsboro, Newalla, and Mcloud, but behind Tecumseh and Meeker.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Shawnee: Bethel Acres and Johnson
  • The fastest zip code in Shawnee for February 2021 is 74804. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

9,000 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 Shawnee, Oklahoma

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vyve Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Pottawatomie Telephone Company 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Dobson Telephone Company 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Shawnee, Oklahoma

  • Vyve Broadband - 94.7% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 73.1% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 51.6% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Dobson Telephone Company - 2.6% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Pottawatomie Telephone Company - 0.9% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Shawnee - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shawnee

Shawnee Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Shawnee is the 127th most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Earlsboro, Newalla, and Mcloud, but behind Tecumseh and Meeker.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Pottawatomie 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.

Approximately 78% of Shawnee 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.

As of this month, 74804 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Shawnee.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Pottawatomie County, approximately 10,000 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.

Internet Access for Education in Shawnee

Oklahoma Baptist University and St. Gregory's University are the largest universities in Shawnee. For the 2,628 combined students living in the area, strong internet access is a must for accessing educational materials and viewing research. Students living surrounding Oklahoma Baptist University and St. Gregory's University are likely to be choosing between the major providers outlined above. Speed test records from the zip where both campuses are located show an average speed of 59.38 Mbps. Average speeds can be misleading since they reflect residential networking problems, and the actual speed you can achieve shouldn't be less than 10–30% less than the advertised speeds here.
FCC and US Government reports regularly cite the need to better internet access for college and high school attendees.

Data Cap Issues Around Shawnee

Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because consumers see them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Shawnee neighborhoods

We have analyzed data about Broadband coverage for all these areas in Shawnee: Bethel Acres and Johnson.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Shawnee

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vyve Broadband Cable 94.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 73.1%+ 100 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 57.1%+ 11 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 51.6%+ 50 Mbps
Sooner Wireless Fixed Wireless 3.1%+ 15 Mbps
Dobson Telephone Company DSL 2.6%+ 20 Mbps
Pottawatomie Telephone Company DSL 0.9%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AtLink Fixed Wireless 97.5%+ 11 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 84.4%+ 50 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 19.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Dobson Technologies Fiber 10.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Sooner Wireless Fixed Wireless 7.5%+ 15 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.7%+ 60 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Shawnee to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Shawnee 58.4 Mbps 11 $1.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +290.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +48.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +41.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +53.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +56.9 Mbps ) 9 ( -2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )