Poteau, OK High Speed Internet Service

Poteau, OK has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Poteau. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Poteau is Windstream. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1WindstreamCable, DSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps97.9%
2Newroads Telecom/Pinnacle TelecomFiber10000 Mbps10000 Mbps15.3%
3Dobson Technologieswireless40 Mbps15 Mbps64.5%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Poteau OK Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Poteau which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Poteau are compared to Le Flore County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Oklahoma overall?
Average download speeds in Poteau of 14.32 Mbps are faster than the Le Flore County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Oklahoma.


Poteau Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Poteau is 3.09 Mbps. This is 52.3% slower than the average in Oklahoma and 73.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Poteau is 20.7% faster than the Le Flore County average and 55.8% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Poteau is 3.09 Mbps. This is 2.8% slower than the Le Flore County average and 73.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 41.8% of Le Flore County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 24.1% of Le Flore County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Le Flore County is 11.86 Mbps based upon 29928 samples taken in the past year


Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Poteau residents who have access to each of these technology types.

Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Windstream as the top provider for Poteau, Oklahoma.

Who has the fastest internet service in Poteau?

Newroads Telecom/Pinnacle Telecom with a download speed of 10000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Poteau.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Poteau, Oklahoma?

The following zip codes were used: 74932, 74940, 74951, 74953, 74956, 74959 and 74966

How do the internet speeds in Poteau compare to other cities in Oklahoma?

Click through to see how the Poteau broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Afton, Bethel Acres, Commerce, Pink, Ponca City, Sperry, Tuttle

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Poteau - Windstream and Newroads Telecom/Pinnacle Telecom.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Poteau, Oklahoma?

Windstream provides broadband internet service to 97.9% of Poteau.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

Poteau Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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