Internet Providers in Pickens, SC
Residential Internet Statistics for Pickens, SC
|Internet Service Providers:||5|
|Plans Start From:||$25|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Cable|
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Internet Access in Pickens, South Carolina
Pickens offers 7 residential Internet Service Providers, or 14 if you include business and mobile. There are 6 choices for wired Internet such as DSL or cable.
DSL and cable are the two main broadband network options in the Pickens area. They are fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable speed is overall better, but big-picture performance metrics found with either system are similar.
There is above-average competition between companies around Pickens, but 900 locals can't get service from multiple providers. If these residents aren't satisfied with the quality of service, they are forced to rely on a poor quality wireless connection. However, this isn't the norm in Pickens — the average household has 3-4 Internet options.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Pickens.
Coverage data on this page comes from FCC data. Providers in Pickens are legally required to submit coverage data biannually. Using direct relationships with telecom companies nationally, we are able to verify public data with private data submitted by providers directly. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 6,825 data rows about broadband coverage in Pickens and 1,372,184 rows of data in South Carolina overall. The speed averages shown on this page are calculated based on actual speed tests originating in Pickens in the M-Labs database, a tool built into Google search as well as BroadbandNow. Other data and statistics shown here originate from NTIA and Census databases.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pickens, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||34.5%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||95.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||54.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
5.0% of consumers in Pickens900 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 Pickens
Compare Pickens to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pickens||93.3 Mbps||11||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +488.4 Mbps )||22 ( +11 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +79.5 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps )||20 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps )||27 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps )||11||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|