Internet Providers in Ruby, SC

Residential Internet Statistics for Ruby, SC
Internet Service Providers: 2
Plans Start From: $39.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Ruby, South Carolina:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Sandhill Telephone Cooperative
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 4. RiverNet Connect
    42.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    42.8% Available

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Internet Access in Ruby, South Carolina

Ruby has 4 residential Internet providers, or 8 if you include business and mobile services. Consumers in the Ruby area have access to 4 choices for wired Internet, most likely DSL.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Ruby.

Taking a look at less fortunate neighborhoods within Ruby, data shows that as many as 2,000 people are left with one (or zero) options for wired Internet service.

DSL has lots of availability in comparison to other types of wired broadband within Ruby because it uses landline phone wires for sending digital data. The DSL copper line usually comes in via a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the ethernet jack to complete the connection for Wifi service.

Broadband availability stats on the page below are calculated from public governmental data and private datasets we source from telecoms or via private sources. Average statistics about speed averages comes from M-Labs. [1] Our in-house market researchers have hand-filed price on 108 Internet plans within the Ruby market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ruby, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Sandhill Telephone Cooperative 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 100.0%
RiverNet Connect 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 42.8%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

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

Ruby is the 329th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Mount Croghan, but behind Morven, Pageland, Chesterfield, and Jefferson.

Reference

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

Approximately 300 people in Chesterfield County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

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

In Chesterfield County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Ruby to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ruby 12.9 Mbps 5 $0.91 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +568.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +17 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +159.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +186.8 Mbps ) 20 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +189.3 Mbps ) 27 ( +22 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +183.6 Mbps ) 11 ( +6 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )