Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Oklahoma City – Population 1,396,445
Tulsa – Population 993,797
Fort Smith – Population 282,318
The largest metro area in Oklahoma is Oklahoma City with a population of 1,396,445.00. This is followed by the Tulsa metro area, with a population of 993,797.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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84% get DSL
71% get Cable
18% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
Given the sparse, remote nature of many of Oklahoma’s rural counties, high-bandwidth applications like videoconferencing are an essential component to developing the state’s economy, enhancing public safety efforts, and improving educational opportunities in tribal and economically distressed areas. The Oklahoma Department of Libraries proposes to upgrade public computer centers at 45 libraries in 44 counties across the state, establish 36 library-based videoconferencing systems, deploy 339 new workstations, and upgrade broadband connections for 42 sites.
OK Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.