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Internet Providers in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Residential Internet Statistics for Pawleys Island, SC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$65.97|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Pawleys Island, South Carolina:
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Internet Access in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Pawleys Island. HughesNet is also commonly available.
Every primary Internet network type can be found in Pawleys Island, including fiber and cable/DSL. Wide availability of fiber is correlated with robust broadband. Unsurprisingly, Pawleys Island outperforms the South Carolina average by 4.79%. This trend can be seen via the speed averages below. cable currently has close to one hundred percent coverage within city limits, and DSL has coverage of 95.55 percent.
Keep in mind that since FCC availability data is currently tallied up twice annually and only published 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates availability data directly from some major ISPs to help reduce the lag.
Spectrum is another common Internet choice in Pawleys Island. They offer mainly Cable connections with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area.
Overall, the competition between providers in Pawleys Island isn't strong (2.83 providers available per census block). 2 providers per resident isn't much, but it's enough to create competition around price and service quality, which is good for consumer living in well-wired neighborhoods.
- There are 10 internet providers in Pawleys Island with 7 of those offering residential service
- Pawleys Island is the 47th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Georgetown, Andrews, and Mc Clellanville, but behind Myrtle Beach and Murrells Inlet.
- The fastest zip code in Pawleys Island for July 2021 is 29585. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.2% of consumers in Pawleys Island400 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 Pawleys Island, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Horry Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||53.2%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||3.8%|
|Horry Telephone Cooperative||300 Mbps||Cable||27s||30.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||95.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Pawleys Island
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Pawleys Island to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pawleys Island||155.4 Mbps||7||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +379 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -6.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +5.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +14.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +6.7 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|