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Internet Providers in Shawnee, Oklahoma
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Internet Access in Shawnee, Oklahoma
Viasat Internet 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 3-4 Internet providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed fairly, however — a surprising 24.25 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 11 of those offering residential service
- Shawnee is the 131st most connected city in Oklahoma ahead of Earlsboro and Mcloud, but behind Newalla, Tecumseh, and Meeker.
- Explore internet access for communities within Shawnee: Bethel Acres and Johnson
- The fastest zip code in Shawnee for July 2021 is 74804. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
24.3% of consumers in Shawnee10,000 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||Availability|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||94.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.5%|
|Pottawatomie Telephone Company||40 Mbps||DSL||3m 24s||0.9%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||73.1%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||51.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||40.9%|
|Dobson Telephone Company||20 Mbps||DSL||6m 49s||2.6%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 79.35 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, Johnson.
Compare Shawnee to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Shawnee||75.3 Mbps||11||$2.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +459.1 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +73.5 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +85.3 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +94.2 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +86.8 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|