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Internet Providers in Saint George, South Carolina
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Internet Access in Saint George, South Carolina
There are two broadband options in Saint George: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has speeds as high as 35 Mbps and coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of Saint George and reported speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.
T-Mobile Home Internet is another common broadband choice for Saint George. They offer primarily Fixed Wireless connections in 78 percent of the area.
DSL providers connect customers to broadband service via telephone lines. This is why DSL is purchased through telecom companies that historically offered phone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) is accessible by 50.10 percent of addresses in Saint George. See the table directly below to get an idea of how advertised speed and performance compare to actual speeds.
60.52 percent of Saint George residents are currently cut off from choice for broadband Internet service. This is not a shock seeing as market competition between Internet providers is poor. Locations in the city have an average 1-2 options for broadband service, when averaged across the entire population.
The coverage stats on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data, which requires companies in Saint George to report deployment data biannually. By leveraging direct agreements with providers, BroadbandNow is able to confirm this data against private data reported by providers. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests originating in Saint George addresses. The rest of the statistics and datapoints shown here are calculated based on NTIA andnational Census databases. So far as pricing and data our research process is manual. Our research staff has processed 229 Internet packages in Saint George to date, with 30 currently active.
Internet Statistics 2022
60.5% of consumers in Saint George4,000 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 Saint George, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||56.5%|
|Home Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||1.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||50.1%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||78.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||78.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Saint George
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Saint George to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Saint George||10.9 Mbps||8||$1.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +534.7 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +150.4 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +170 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +175.7 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +168.2 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|