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Broadband Internet in South Carolina

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INTERNET ACCESS IN South Carolina

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

South Carolina Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
90%
90% BROADBAND COVERAGE
18%
18% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

40.8

28th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

91.2%

of South Carolinians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

86.2%

of South Carolinians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

17.3%

of South Carolinians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

96.4%

of South Carolinians have access to wireline service.

20.3%

of South Carolinians have access to fiber-optic service.

86.2%

of South Carolinians have access to cable service.

87.5%

of South Carolinians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of South Carolinians have access to mobile broadband service.

9.9%

of South Carolinians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in South Carolina

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Hamer120.6 MBPS10 Providers
2.Sharon120.0 MBPS10 Providers
3.State Park106.7 MBPS8 Providers
4.Reidville85.4 MBPS8 Providers
5.Mc Cormick81.9 MBPS9 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in South Carolina

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
Charter Spectrum45.2 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast42.7 MBPS
AT&T Internet39.8 MBPS
Windstream16.5 MBPS
Frontier Communications7.5 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Connect South Carolina has been awarded $3,979,832 in federal grants for South Carolina's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $9,604,840, accounting for 0.3% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in South Carolina.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 85.9% to 94.8% of South Carolinians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 120 internet providers in South Carolina.
  • There are 430,000 people in South Carolina without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 690,000 people in South Carolina that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 177,000 people in South Carolina don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

South Carolina CITIES

Average speed over time
Abbeville97.8%12 providers
Aiken94.9%14 providers
Allendale84.5%9 providers
Anderson98.1%13 providers
Andrews87.4%7 providers
Aynor99.9%7 providers
Bamberg76.8%9 providers
Barnwell77.9%11 providers
Batesburg45.2%11 providers
Beaufort81.3%14 providers
Beech Island99.3%12 providers
Belton90.7%10 providers
Bennettsville0.0%10 providers
Bishopville90.3%9 providers
Blacksburg53.3%10 providers
Blackville69.3%10 providers
Bluffton98.9%14 providers
Blythewood96.4%11 providers
Boiling Springs99.9%13 providers
Bonneau87.5%9 providers
Camden83.5%11 providers
Campobello76.7%11 providers
Cassatt54.1%10 providers
Cayce100.0%14 providers
Central81.8%11 providers
Chapin99.7%12 providers
Charleston97.1%21 providers
Cheraw89.8%14 providers
Chesnee97.3%12 providers
Chester78.8%6 providers
Chesterfield29.6%8 providers
Clemson93.7%10 providers
Clinton86.3%12 providers
Clover97.8%14 providers
Columbia99.9%18 providers
Conway100.0%10 providers
Cordova91.3%9 providers
Cottageville82.5%8 providers
Cowpens90.4%11 providers
Cross78.6%10 providers
Dalzell99.1%10 providers
Darlington88.3%12 providers
Denmark76.5%7 providers
Dillon91.6%10 providers
Duncan99.9%13 providers
Easley99.6%12 providers
Eastover30.5%10 providers
Edgefield37.0%11 providers
Effingham96.0%11 providers
Elgin97.5%13 providers
Enoree59.0%10 providers
Estill5.0%7 providers
Eutawville15.1%10 providers
Fairfax8.8%10 providers
Florence99.7%14 providers
Fort Mill99.9%15 providers
Fountain Inn95.2%15 providers
Gaffney95.7%15 providers
Galivants Ferry97.1%6 providers
Gaston93.6%12 providers
Georgetown90.1%11 providers
Gilbert95.9%10 providers
Goose Creek96.5%15 providers
Graniteville98.7%13 providers
Gray Court90.2%11 providers
Great Falls50.1%6 providers
Greenville99.3%18 providers
Greenwood92.5%12 providers
Greer99.9%13 providers
Hampton87.6%11 providers
Hanahan99.6%15 providers
Hardeeville93.2%12 providers
Hartsville91.2%10 providers
Heath Springs52.7%8 providers
Hemingway27.2%8 providers
Hilton Head Island99.9%14 providers
Hodges74.3%11 providers
Holly Hill13.6%11 providers
Hollywood92.1%13 providers
Honea Path67.2%11 providers
Hopkins95.0%9 providers
Inman98.5%11 providers
Irmo99.6%14 providers
Isle Of Palms97.9%11 providers
Iva89.8%9 providers
Jackson96.5%12 providers
Jefferson13.4%6 providers
Johns Island98.6%12 providers
Johnsonville58.2%7 providers
Johnston45.5%10 providers
Jonesville57.4%8 providers
Kershaw72.9%9 providers
Kingstree96.2%8 providers
Ladson99.1%14 providers
Ladys Island72.7%11 providers
Lake City91.8%7 providers
Lamar66.9%10 providers
Lancaster90.0%8 providers
Landrum80.2%11 providers
Latta60.3%9 providers
Laurens94.4%10 providers
Leesville66.5%10 providers
Lexington99.9%16 providers
Liberty85.1%13 providers
Little River100.0%11 providers
Longs99.8%8 providers
Loris99.7%7 providers
Lugoff98.6%11 providers
Lyman98.5%9 providers
Manning94.4%8 providers
Marietta86.0%8 providers
Marion80.0%8 providers
Mauldin100.0%14 providers
Mc Coll4.2%9 providers
Mc Cormick39.6%9 providers
Moncks Corner98.0%11 providers
Moore99.2%10 providers
Mount Pleasant98.9%16 providers
Mullins76.5%8 providers
Murrells Inlet100.0%11 providers
Myrtle Beach100.0%14 providers
Newberry81.9%11 providers
Nichols73.9%8 providers
Ninety Six67.5%11 providers
North6.0%11 providers
North Augusta98.6%12 providers
North Charleston99.3%21 providers
North Myrtle Beach100.0%10 providers
Okatie97.7%12 providers
Orangeburg96.3%12 providers
Pacolet85.0%8 providers
Pageland15.4%8 providers
Pamplico43.0%7 providers
Pawleys Island99.5%11 providers
Pelion67.6%11 providers
Pelzer98.7%9 providers
Pendleton79.6%12 providers
Pickens92.9%11 providers
Piedmont99.9%11 providers
Prosperity66.5%12 providers
Ravenel94.1%14 providers
Rembert40.8%10 providers
Ridgeland61.0%12 providers
Ridgeville82.2%12 providers
Ridgeway55.0%9 providers
Rock Hill98.2%12 providers
Roebuck86.2%11 providers
Saint George54.7%9 providers
Saint Helena Island27.7%11 providers
Saint Matthews80.7%10 providers
Saint Stephen93.5%7 providers
Salem83.0%11 providers
Saluda35.6%10 providers
Santee2.5%11 providers
Scranton99.1%7 providers
Seabrook82.5%9 providers
Seneca94.9%12 providers
Simpsonville98.5%13 providers
Six Mile96.5%11 providers
Spartanburg98.5%13 providers
Starr95.3%10 providers
Summerton90.6%8 providers
Summerville99.7%18 providers
Sumter99.3%9 providers
Swansea39.3%9 providers
Taylors99.9%12 providers
Timmonsville78.9%11 providers
Townville91.9%10 providers
Travelers Rest97.5%10 providers
Trenton80.2%10 providers
Turbeville98.3%6 providers
Union88.2%9 providers
Varnville72.2%9 providers
Wagener39.3%8 providers
Walhalla68.7%12 providers
Walterboro95.5%8 providers
Ware Shoals68.6%11 providers
Warrenville98.7%11 providers
Waterloo42.3%11 providers
Wellford97.6%10 providers
West Columbia100.0%15 providers
West Union90.0%12 providers
Westminster55.8%11 providers
Williamston99.4%9 providers
Williston78.6%9 providers
Winnsboro68.7%11 providers
Woodruff76.9%13 providers
Yemassee79.0%13 providers
York96.3%12 providers
Last Updated on 9/11/2019.

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