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Internet providers in 74501

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74501 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 25 - 18 MbpsDSL76%
Vyve Broadband - 105 - 200 MbpsCable89%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Resonance Broadband $50.00 4 - 12 MbpsWireless1.930%
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74501 internet service at a glance

At 91%, broadband coverage in the 74501 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Oklahoma - 87%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 74501 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 89% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 76% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in McAlester, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the 74501 area, and 74.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 74501, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in McAlester

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Vyve Broadband 109 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 4 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 12 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 12 Mbps 2 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 74501

The largest internet providers serving the 74501 ZIP code are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 74501 ZIP code, covering 76% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. McAlester’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 74501 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in the 74501 ZIP code, covering 76% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McAlester, $58.75.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McAlester, $3.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 74501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all McAlester's providers, 17 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 74501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 74501 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in McAlester, $58.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McAlester, $3.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 74501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all McAlester's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 74501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 74501 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in McAlester, $58.75.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McAlester, $3.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 74501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all McAlester's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 74501 frequently asked questions

Vyve Broadband is the fastest internet provider in the 74501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 89% of households in 74501. The next fastest internet provider in the 74501 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Resonance Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 74501 ZIP with service starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in McAlester, $58.75.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.