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Internet Providers in Waterloo, South Carolina

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Residential Internet Providers in Waterloo

  • 10.9%

    80 Mbps

    (866) 807-6441


    • DSL internet is the top option from CenturyLink.
    • CenturyLink currently offers very limited availability.
    • CenturyLink's average download speed is 92.19 Mbps.
  • 100.0%

    35 Mbps

    (855) 414-1685


    • Viasat doesn't use data limits in Waterloo.
    • Customers rate Viasat at two stars.
    • Viasat a satellite network in Waterloo.
  • 100.0%

    25 Mbps

    (877) 203-1538


    • HughesNet customers have given the company a one and a half-star rating.
    • Packages range from $69.99–149.99/month.
    • HughesNet offers unlimited data use.
  • 44.0%

    100 Mbps

    (888) 667-8452


    • Customers rate Northland .63% above average.
    • No data caps are in place in Waterloo.
    • Cable is Northland's primary selection.
  • 36.1%

    20 Mbps

    (864) 682-3131


    • DSL is the primary internet option from Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative.
    • Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative allows users to use unlimited data.
    • Plans start at $30/month.
  • 36.1%

    100 Mbps

    (864) 682-3131


    • Plans start at $30.
    • Fiber is the primary internet option from Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative.
    • Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative's star rating is 22.28% ahead of average.
  • 6.4%

    20 Mbps

    (843) 538-2020


    • Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative offers DSL in Waterloo.
    • Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative plans start at $59.95.
    • Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative customers have awarded them a three and a half-star rating.

Business Internet Providers in Waterloo

  • 17.1%

    80 Mbps

    (888) 492-3705


    • Local plans from CenturyLink Business are commonly based around DSL service.
    • CenturyLink Business provides a choice of 2 internet plans.
    • The average speed test result for this provider in the area is 92.19 Mbps.

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Mobile Internet Providers in Waterloo

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (844) 898-5296

    Mobile Broadband

    • AT&T Wireless coverage reaches 100% of Waterloo.
    • AT&T Wireless's star rating is three of five stars.
    • AT&T Wireless mobile service is subject to data caps.
  • 100.0%

    6 Mbps

    (800) 866-2453

    Mobile Broadband

    • T-Mobile offers LTE in all of Waterloo.
    • T-Mobile users give them a three and a half-star rating.
    • Verbally confirm data allowances with company when selecting a plan.
  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 922-0204

    Mobile Broadband

    • Verizon Wireless plans are priced at $60.
    • Verbally confirm data limits with provider when signing up.
    • Verizon Wireless's star rating is currently three and a half stars.
  • 99.6%

    3.0 Mbps

    (843) 538-2020

    Mobile Broadband

    • Mobile plans may be subject to data allowances.
    • PRTC customers award them a three and a half-star rating.
    • PRTC offers mobile LTE for 99.62% of Waterloo.
  • 98.5%

    6 Mbps

    (844) 307-7340

    Mobile Broadband

    • Sprint's consumer rating is three stars.
    • Plans can be subject to throttling.
    • Sprint packages start at $30/month.

Internet Access in Waterloo, South Carolina

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Waterloo. HughesNet is also widely available.

Northland Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Waterloo as measured by coverage area. They are available for 43 percent of residents.

Cable is the largest network option within Waterloo. Still, some parts of the area may be stuck with wireless service. As the map below illustrates, Internet coverage isn't spread evenly throughout the area.

Looking at the less well-developed neighborhoods around Waterloo, coverage data shows that as many as 2,000 people are left with one or fewer options for broadband-level Internet.

The broadband coverage statistics on the page below are drawn from a mix of public government data and private data collected directly from ISPs. Averaged statistics about speed data comes via M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow research team has hand-sourced package price on 117 Internet plans and bundles for Waterloo to date.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Waterloo with 7 of those offering residential service.
  • Waterloo is the 68th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Ware Shoals, Greenwood, Hodges, and Cross Hill, but behind Laurens.
  • The fastest zip code in Waterloo for April 2020 is 29384. (see all below).

Below are the Waterloo internet providers with the greatest coverage.

Internet Providers in WaterlooType Of InternetCoverage Availability
Northland CommunicationsCable44%
Piedmont Rural Telephone CooperativeDSL and FiberDSL: 36.1%
Fiber: 36.1%
Palmetto Rural Telephone CooperativeDSL6.4%
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%
60.9% of consumers in Waterloo

2,000 People

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

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Waterloo, South Carolina

ProviderSpeedTypeTime to Download 1 GB
Northland Communications100 MbpsCable1m 21s
Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative100 MbpsDSL and Fiber1m 21s
CenturyLink80 MbpsDSL1m 42s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)35 MbpsSatellite3m 54s
HughesNet25 MbpsSatellite5m 27s
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative20 MbpsDSL6m 49s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Waterloo, South Carolina

  • Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative - 36.1% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Northland - 44.0% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 10.9% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative - 6.4% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Waterloo - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waterloo

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Download Speeds in Waterloo

Fastest Zip Codes in Waterloo


  • #1 (0)
  • 17.16 Mbps ↓ (-2.06)
  • 86 Tests ↑ (+6)

Waterloo is the 68th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Ware Shoals, Greenwood, Hodges, and Cross Hill, but behind Laurens.

Approximately 7,000 people in Laurens County don't have access to any wired internet.

Fiber Availability: 36% of people living in Waterloo have residential fiber service available to them.

Approximately 39% of Waterloo residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

As of this month, 29384 Is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Waterloo.

In Laurens County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Data Caps are Common in Waterloo

Both of the most common Internet choices in Waterloo currently feature data caps, although the amount of the data limit might vary depending on the plan desired. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Waterloo

Piedmont Rural Telephone CooperativeDSL and Fiber36.1%+100 Mbps
Northland CommunicationsCable44.0%+100 Mbps
CenturyLinkDSL10.9%+80 Mbps
Palmetto Rural Telephone CooperativeDSL6.4%+20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%35 Mbps
HughesNetSatellite100%25 Mbps
CenturyLink BusinessDSL17.1%+80 Mbps

Compare Waterloo to the 5 largest cities in the US

CityAverage Download SpeedNumber of ProvidersAverage Cost per Mbps
Waterloo12.9 Mbps7$3.63
New York154.5 Mbps (+141.6 Mbps)15 (+8)$0.36 (-$3.27)
Los Angeles76.0 Mbps (+63.2 Mbps)17 (+10)$0.35 (-$3.28)
Chicago69.7 Mbps (+56.8 Mbps)18 (+11)$0.33 (-$3.30)
Houston73.4 Mbps (+60.5 Mbps)24 (+17)$0.32 (-$3.31)
Philadelphia73.3 Mbps (+60.4 Mbps)9 (+2)$0.54 (-$3.09)
Last Updated on 5/21/2020.