Internet Service in South Carolina

In South Carolina, 98.7% of the population can get 10 Mbps high speed Internet service, even though 35.1% of South Carolina residents are still without Internet.

South Carolina residents have great choice in fast Internet. 89.4% of the population has DSL access. 87.8% have cable Internet available. 99.7% of residents have wireless Internet as an option. 20% of South Carolina residents can choose fiber Internet for their high speed Internet option. Despite choice in technology, the choice of ISPs is not great. Just over 20% of residents have the choice of 3 or more Internet service providers serving their area.

5.40%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

58.00%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

15.10%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

27 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

3.00%

Population with no wired internet access available.

97.00%

Population with wired internet access available.

22.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

21

Average broadband score for South Carolina

Broadband in South Carolina

Largest Cities in South CarolinaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Aiken, SC172 Gbps / 1 Gbps83 Mbps / 62 Mbps34
Anderson, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 79 Mbps41
Beaufort, SC142 Gbps / 100 Mbps21 Mbps / 4 Mbps31
Bennettsville, SC14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps7 Mbps / 2 Mbps19
Bluffton, SC14100 Mbps / 100 Mbps19 Mbps / 10 Mbps35
Cayce, SC12100 Mbps / 11 Mbps17 Mbps / 3 Mbps31
Charleston, SC192 Gbps / 1 Gbps115 Mbps / 98 Mbps79
Clemson, SC141 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 74 Mbps28
Clinton, SC10100 Mbps / 11 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps23
Columbia, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps75 Mbps / 64 Mbps32
Conway, SC14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps13 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Easley, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps75 Mbps / 64 Mbps24
Florence, SC131 Gbps / 1 Gbps88 Mbps / 79 Mbps21
Fort Mill, SC101 Gbps / 1 Gbps33 Mbps / 17 Mbps37
Fountain Inn, SC141 Gbps / 1 Gbps86 Mbps / 73 Mbps28
Gaffney, SC141 Gbps / 1 Gbps88 Mbps / 73 Mbps28
Georgetown, SC14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps15 Mbps / 3 Mbps32
Goose Creek, SC162 Gbps / 1 Gbps137 Mbps / 117 Mbps79
Greenville, SC171 Gbps / 1 Gbps71 Mbps / 60 Mbps25
Greenwood, SC10100 Mbps / 20 Mbps17 Mbps / 3 Mbps19
Greer, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 64 Mbps24
Hartsville, SC14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps21
Hilton Head Island, SC13100 Mbps / 20 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Hopkins, SC131 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 79 Mbps22
Irmo, SC141 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 73 Mbps22
Ladson, SC132 Gbps / 1 Gbps105 Mbps / 81 Mbps37
Lancaster, SC71 Gbps / 1 Gbps20 Mbps / 4 Mbps22
Laurens, SC13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps27
Lexington, SC151 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 71 Mbps43
Little River, SC9100 Mbps / 30 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Mauldin, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps78 Mbps / 65 Mbps33
Moncks Corner, SC102 Gbps / 1 Gbps66 Mbps / 39 Mbps50
Mount Pleasant, SC172 Gbps / 1 Gbps79 Mbps / 62 Mbps42
Myrtle Beach, SC13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Newberry, SC102 Gbps / 20 Mbps24 Mbps / 4 Mbps23
North Augusta, SC172 Gbps / 1 Gbps83 Mbps / 62 Mbps34
North Charleston, SC172 Gbps / 1 Gbps135 Mbps / 118 Mbps84
North Myrtle Beach, SC13100 Mbps / 30 Mbps15 Mbps / 4 Mbps31
Orangeburg, SC15100 Mbps / 15 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps32
Port Royal, SC152 Gbps / 100 Mbps19 Mbps / 4 Mbps32
Rock Hill, SC121 Gbps / 1 Gbps17 Mbps / 7 Mbps27
Seneca, SC161 Gbps / 1 Gbps74 Mbps / 66 Mbps27
Simpsonville, SC141 Gbps / 1 Gbps86 Mbps / 73 Mbps28
Spartanburg, SC171 Gbps / 1 Gbps71 Mbps / 60 Mbps25
Summerville, SC162 Gbps / 1 Gbps116 Mbps / 96 Mbps64
Sumter, SC151 Gbps / 1 Gbps26 Mbps / 16 Mbps39
Taylors, SC171 Gbps / 1 Gbps72 Mbps / 61 Mbps26
Union, SC11100 Mbps / 11 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps23
West Columbia, SC131 Gbps / 1 Gbps101 Mbps / 82 Mbps41
York, SC131 Gbps / 1 Gbps92 Mbps / 79 Mbps26
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in South Carolina
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Spectrum89 Mbps
AT&T26 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Xfinity141 Mbps
Frontier14 Mbps
Hargray Communications Group29 Mbps
Comporium Communications86 Mbps
CenturyLink32 Mbps