Internet Providers in Murrells Inlet, SC

Residential Internet Statistics for Murrells Inlet, SC
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $44.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    98.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.2% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    9.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    9.7% Available
  • 5. 5. HTC
    98% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    98% Available
  • 6. 6. Horry Telephone Cooperative
    78.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    78.7% Available
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Internet Access in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

The average household in Murrells Inlet has access to about 3-4 Internet providers In context, this is a lot of competition contrasted with other communities. Competition of more than two providers in a city often results in better regional pricing.

Taking a look at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built around the city, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband connection options are Cable (98.20 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage). Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage their existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Murrells Inlet-area customers of cable Internet service providers like Spectrum generally pick it because of the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

Spectrum is a common second choice, serving Murrells Inlet with 98 percent local availability and a top speed of 940 Mbps. Outside of consumer Internet, there are 3 companies in the city with enterprise-level services like SD-WAN or custom fiber loops. We list all providers with explicit business plans online, although some providers sell both home and business broadband.

Viasat Internet is the most common choice in Murrells Inlet. They are accessible for practically one hundred percent of Murrells Inlet addresses. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Murrells Inlet is 25 megabits per second.

The Internet coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data we source from industry sources. Average statistics shown below regarding speed and performance data comes from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow research team has manually collected price on 340 Internet packages in Murrells Inlet to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Horry Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 98.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.2%
Horry Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 78.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 9.7%
200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Murrells Inlet is the 26th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Conway, Pawleys Island, Georgetown, and Hemingway, but behind Myrtle Beach.

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

Approximately 31 people in Horry County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 98% of people living in Murrells Inlet have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 99% of Murrells Inlet residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

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Compare Murrells Inlet to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Murrells Inlet 195.6 Mbps 9 $0.61 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +386.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -22.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +4.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +6.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +0.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )