Internet Providers in Society Hill, South Carolina

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Residential Internet Statistics for Society Hill, SC
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 46.5 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 45.8%

Internet Access in Society Hill, South Carolina

The average census block in Society Hill has coverage by 2.74 Internet providers. This means that a majority of households in the area will have at least 2-3 options for Internet service.

Cable and DSL Internet service providers like AT&T Internet are the main broadband network types with availability in Society Hill.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months after that, providers shown below may not reflect the latest upgrades.

AT&T Internet is also a commonly available broadband option for Society Hill, offering IPBB connections available to 73 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Society Hill in terms of coverage. As the interactive map below demonstrates, these providers often overlap in different blocks around Society Hill.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Society Hill, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Society Hill, South Carolina

  • AT&T Internet - 73.0% Availability in Society Hill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 53.9% Availability in Society Hill - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Society Hill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Society Hill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Society Hill

Society Hill Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Society Hill is the 156th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Darlington and Patrick, but behind Cheraw, Bennettsville, and Wallace.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Darlington County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 69% of Society Hill residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Darlington County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Data Caps Around Society Hill

Data from our market researchers suggests that common ISPs in Society Hill place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Society Hill

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 73.0%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 53.9%+ 940 Mbps
Sandhill ConNEXTions Fixed Wireless 20.4%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 46.3%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Society Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Society Hill 46.5 Mbps 7 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +302.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +60.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +53.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +65.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +68.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )