Internet Providers in Saint George, SC
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Residential Internet Statistics for Saint George, SC
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$106.46|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Saint George, South Carolina
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.
AT&T is another common broadband choice for Saint George. They offer primarily Fixed Wireless connections in 72 percent of the area.
Wireless technologies like fixed wireless suffer from several key issues, making them far from well-suited for broadband access. Limited data use ("data caps") are the largest inconvenience, although fixed wireless data and streaming caps tend to be similar to those on wired DSL or cable Internet plans.
61.16 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 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 294 Internet packages in Saint George to date, with 21 currently active.
Internet Statistics 2021
61.2% 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|
|Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Home Telecom||500 Mbps||Cable||16s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Saint George, South Carolina
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 49.4% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 72.1% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- PRTC - Fiber - 56.5% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Home Telecom - Cable - 1.2% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Saint George
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||49.4%+||100 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||72.1%+||25 Mbps|
|Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative||Fiber||56.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Home Telecom||Cable||1.2%+||500 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
Compare Saint George to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Saint George||14.5 Mbps||6||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +400.9 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +101.7 Mbps )||14 ( +8 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +112.9 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +113.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|