Internet Providers in Central, SC
Residential Internet Statistics for Central, SC
|Internet Service Providers:||4|
|Plans Start From:||$25|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
Top Internet Providers in Central, South Carolina:
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Internet Access in Central, South Carolina
Internet service availability and competition in the Central area is overall low. a surprising 20.71 percent of the population have one (or fewer) options for Internet service. Central's degree of connectivity ranks 138th of 343 communities in South Carolina.
The plans listed above are manually collected by our data team.
AT&T Internet as well as Vyve Broadband can also provide coverage in Central, with AT&T Internet performing marginaly better according to speed test analysis.
DSL and cable are the primary network options in the Central metro area. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Performance from cable is usually better and more consistent, but the overall speeds we've recorded with either network system are comparable.
Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They offer coverage for close to one hundred percent of Central residents. HughesNet has registered availability for virtually one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is up to 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view standard definition videos on WiFi. However, it may become problematic for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive apps like video chat and multiplayer gaming. Explore the Internet availability map below to see broadband options on a granular level in Central.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Central, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||85.1%|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||68.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||41.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
20.7% of consumers in Central2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Central
Compare Central to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Central||105.4 Mbps||9||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +476.3 Mbps )||22 ( +13 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +67.4 Mbps )||21 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +94.3 Mbps )||20 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +96.8 Mbps )||27 ( +18 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +91.1 Mbps )||11 ( +2 )||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|