Bluepeak's Fiber Service Ushers in a New Era of Connectivity for Stillwater and Payne County
The fiber internet provider tops the Speedtest® list in the city and Payne County for the first and second quarters of 2023.
Brian Thompson, a Field Operations Supervisor with Bluepeak, performs maintenance on an Optical Line Terminal (OLT) in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on March 22, 2022. The terminal serves as one of the endpoint hardware devices in the passive optical network that services Bluepeak’s fiber network throughout the company’s service area in Oklahoma.
(STILLWATER, Okla.) July 18, 2023 – Bluepeak provides the fastest internet speeds of any provider in Stillwater and Payne County, Oklahoma now. Bluepeak’s ranking in Stillwater is based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1 and Q2 2023.
Ookla ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from internet service providers around the world– and results based on consumer-initiated tests, show that Bluepeak delivered the fastest median download speeds to its Internet customers in Stillwater and Payne County during the first quarter of 2023.* According to the Q2 analysis, Bluepeak users testing speeds via Speedtest by Ookla in Stillwater and Payne County received more than 30% greater median download speeds than the next nearest competitor, Optimum.
“Our team is very proud to be the top-ranked internet speed provider in Stillwater,” said Cash Hagen, Chief Operations Officer for Bluepeak. “As so many aspects of life are moving online, Bluepeak service is having a greater positive impact on our communities.”
Now that the ranking is official, Bluepeak will include claims that their service offers the fastest internet upload and download speeds and most consistent speeds on direct mail, digital ads, radio and TV commercials in the Stillwater area.
Bluepeak recently connected its 1,000th customer in Stillwater, and 10,000th in all of Oklahoma after launching service more than a year ago. Bluepeak’s fiber construction continues toward the company’s original goal of building fiber to 23,000 homes and businesses with their $23 million investment in the city. In addition, the company is also an official partner of Oklahoma State Athletics and this year secured an NIL partnership with Cowgirl softball.
Bluepeak’s growing fiber service offering dramatically improves options for internet in Stillwater and several other places in Oklahoma.
- According to Broadbandnow.com, Oklahoma ranks 46th in the nation in internet coverage, speed and availability.
- Furthermore, research from a 2020 report by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on “Bringing Broadband to Rural America” determined that broadband access and adoption is linked to increased job and population growth, higher rates of new business formation and home values, and lower unemployment rates.
- According to the analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1 2023, Oklahoma ranked 41st in the U.S. for download speeds over fixed broadband. As more broadband consumers in the state get access to Bluepeak fiber service, it’s reasonable to assume Oklahoma’s overall ranking will climb.
Ookla® is the global leader in network intelligence and connectivity insights. Over eighteen million tests are actively initiated by consumers each day across all Speedtest® platforms, with over 45 billion tests completed to date. As a result, Ookla has the most comprehensive analytics on worldwide internet performance and accessibility. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.
For more information on Stillwater’s new fastest internet provider – Bluepeak – and to sign up for the latest updates on fiber construction and service availability in the city, visit mybluepeak.com.
*Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for median download speeds, upload speeds and consistency score, CBSA-44660 Stillwater and Payne County, Q1 2023, Q2 2023.
Bluepeak is building a faster, more reliable internet without the things that get in the way of great service — like red tape, hidden fees, and slow response times. Offering up to 5 gigabits of speed for residential customers and 10 gigabits and beyond for businesses, Bluepeak is a whole new ballgame — from internet to TV, to connecting every device in a home, to powering a business, Bluepeak not only provides the best fiber connections in the communities it serves, but also meets the growing needs for how its customers live.