Internet Providers in Waterloo, South Carolina

Top Internet Providers in Waterloo, South Carolina:

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  • 1. T-Mobile Home Internet
    79.2% Available
    79.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $55

    Speeds up to:
    115 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 115-115mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $49.99 - $199.99

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $39.99 - $149.99

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Ultra Home Internet
    79.2% Available
    79.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.99 - $289.99

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    Set up new service: Order Online
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $59.99 - $289.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Set up new service: Order Online
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink
    10.9% Available
    10.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $50

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None required
  • 6. 6. Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative
    54.3% Available
    54.3%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $30 - $50

    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 6
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-200mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $30 - $50
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
  • 7. 7. Vyve Broadband
    40.6% Available
    40.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $29.99 - $99.99

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 105-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $29.99 - $99.99
    • Contracts: None required
  • 8. 8. Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative
    7.6% Available
    7.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $59.95 - $69.95

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-50mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $69.95
  • 9. WCTEL
    1.2% Available
    1.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $80

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 250-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $50 - $80
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Waterloo. See All
  • 1. Vyve Broadband
    50.9% Available
    50.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $99.95 - $249.95

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 105-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $99.95 - $249.95
  • 2. CenturyLink Business
    8.2% Available
    8.2%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $50

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $50 - $50
    • Contracts: None required
  • WCTEL
    1.9% Available
    1.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $250

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 250-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $250
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 4. WCTEL
    1.9% Available
    1.9%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $250

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 250-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Installation: Free installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $250
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Waterloo. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $50 - $75

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $85

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $55 - $65

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. PRTC
    99.6% Available
    99.6%

    Available

    Price Range:

    $60 - $60

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $60

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Internet Access in Waterloo, South Carolina

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Waterloo. HughesNet is also widely available.

T-Mobile Home Internet and Ultra Home Internet also have coverage in Waterloo, with shared coverage areas in some blocks.

As might be expected for a city of Waterloo'ssomewhat low density of broadband service competition, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the state average. The current average download speed in Waterloo over the past twelve months is 26.94 Mbps.

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 187 Internet plans and bundles for Waterloo to date.

Internet Statistics 2022

2,000 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 Waterloo, South Carolina

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Vyve Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 40.6%
West Carolina Tel 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.2%
Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative 200 Mbps DSL and Fiber 40s 54.3%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 10.9%
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 7.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 115 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 11s 79.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Ultra Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 79.2%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waterloo

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Waterloo is the 179th most connected city in South Carolina ahead of Cross Hill, but behind Greenwood, Laurens, Ware Shoals, and Hodges.

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 Laurens 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: 38% of people living in Waterloo 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 48% of Waterloo 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 Laurens 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Waterloo

Data from our researchers shows that popular providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Waterloo to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Waterloo 26.9 Mbps 10 $0.79 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +518.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +134.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +154 Mbps ) 19 ( +9 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +159.7 Mbps ) 26 ( +16 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +152.2 Mbps ) 10 $0.36 ( $0.00 )