Internet Providers in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Most Popular Internet Providers in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    Wireless speeds may vary
    View Spectrum Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Viasat Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. T-Mobile Home Internet
    9.7% Available
    9.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Home Internet Details
    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. HTC
    98% Available
    98%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
    Upload
    View HTC Details
    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 10-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $74.95
  • 6. 6. Horry Telephone Cooperative
    78.7% Available
    78.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    300 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    View Horry Telephone Cooperative Details
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-300mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $99.95
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Murrells-Inlet. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

Dig in:

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 250 Internet packages in Murrells Inlet to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

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 300 Mbps Cable 27s 78.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 9.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Murrells Inlet

Murrells Inlet Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map
Murrells Inlet is the 26th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Conway, Pawleys Island, Georgetown, and Hemingway, but behind Myrtle Beach.

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.

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.

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.

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

Data Caps Around Murrells Inlet

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Compare Murrells Inlet to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Murrells Inlet 188.7 Mbps 7 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +356.9 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( -27.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( -7.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( -2.1 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( -9.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Murrells Inlet

Love it

It's fast, we love it. Thank you for coming to NC.