Internet Providers in Sunset, SC

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sunset, SC
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 10,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $112.91

Internet Access in Sunset, South Carolina

Sunset features two common wired Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with download speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet predominantly offers Satellite, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of Sunset and advertise speeds up to 25 Mbps.

The packages listed on this page are manually collected through our data science team.

AT&T Internet is one of the top three providers in Sunset, available for 85 percent of local addresses.

DSL Internet has lots of coverage in comparison with other Internet services in Sunset because it uses phone wires to send digital data — the DSL wire comes in via a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the ethernet jack to complete the connection for Wifi.

On the whole, Sunset's broadband access is not high — most addresses in the area have around 1-2 providers. A total of 900 local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all — as can be seen by exploring the interactive ISP territory map below. (That's 79.51 percent of the population with only one Internet provider in their area.) View the map to observe how coverage varies between census blocks in the area, and compare real-world speed test statistics between the most common providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sunset, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Hotwire Communications 10,000 Mbps Fiber 0s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sunset, South Carolina

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 85.7% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 57.8% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Hotwire Communications - Fiber - 18.9% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 10,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 2.4% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 1.5% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sunset - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sunset

Sunset Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sunset is the 296th most connected city in South Carolina behind Salem, Lake Toxaway, Cashiers, Pickens, and Six Mile.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Pickens 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.

Fiber Availability: 19% of people living in Sunset have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 20% of Sunset 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 Pickens County, approximately 5,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sunset

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 85.7%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 57.8%+ 25 Mbps
Hotwire Communications Fiber 18.9%+ 10,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 2.4%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 80.2%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 2.5%+ 940 Mbps
Fision Work Fiber 2.0%+ 10,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 0.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Sunset to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sunset 13 Mbps 7 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +105.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +114.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )