Internet Providers in Greer, SC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Greer, SC
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.48

Internet Access in Greer, South Carolina

Greer service and coverage data on this page is based on FCC databases. Then, we ensure the data is scrubbed for issues against private records. We've crunched 15,727 rows of governmental databases on Internet access in Greer. The download averages calculation comes from public user speed test data. Now, keep in mind that speed test data is a flawed indication of Internet performance, not neccessarily an exact representation of the real-world download speeds customers will experience at residences around Greer.

DSL and cable are the main network types in the Greer metro area. They are fighting over subscribers at many addresses and competing with each other. Cable speed is overall stronger and more robust, but the overall speeds of either network system are comparable.

Greer residents generally have two or more at their address. That said, this number tends to rise and dip from neighborhood to neighborhood. The mapping tool below illustrates how competition changes in different parts of Greer.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Spectrum also serves Greer with a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Providers like Globalvision can connect customers to as much as 6 Mbps via direct wireless links. for businesses, there are also 4 providers with specialized enterprise-level service like T1 and MPLS. Explore the map below to see how many options are available on the census block level.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Greer with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Greer is the 76th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Lyman, Taylors, and Wellford, but behind Greenville and Duncan.
  • The fastest zip code in Greer for July 2021 is 29651. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Greer, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 94.2%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.8%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 94.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Greer

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Greer is the 76th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Lyman, Taylors, and Wellford, but behind Greenville and Duncan.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Greenville County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 33% of people living in Greer have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Greer residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 29651 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Greer.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Greenville County, approximately 6,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Compare Greer to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Greer 102.2 Mbps 8 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +432.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +46.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +58.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +67.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )