Internet Providers in West Columbia, South Carolina
Residential Internet Statistics for West Columbia, SC
|Internet Service Providers:||6|
|Plans Start From:||$29.99|
|Top Download Speed:||5 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in West Columbia, South Carolina
The West Columbia area has two main providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with download speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the local area. HughesNet mostly offers Satellite, with availability for close to one hundred percent of West Columbia.
The information on this page comes via provider coverage reports. Then, it is validated through private data sources to provide more useful results than governmental websites. Information about speeds and pricing of listed Internet plans is generated by our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 377 collected plans in West Columbia since 2014, with 50 Internet or bundled deals currently on the market in the area.
In terms of network technologies installed in West Columbia, the most frequently available physical wire broadband technology varieties are IPBB and Fiber and Cable, with 78.37% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Cable is sold by residential television operators, who use their existing coaxial cable TV networks. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
The average home in West Columbia has 3-4 companies at a given location. Only 2.21 percent of the West Columbia population have one or fewer options for broadband.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Spectrum is also in West Columbia with availability for practically one hundred percent of residents and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. There are 7 providers offering specialized enterprise-level services like MPLS. See the map on this page to see how many options residents have at the census block level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In West Columbia, South Carolina
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||1s||78.4%|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||19.7%|
|Comporium Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||182 Mbps||5G Internet||45s||48.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
2.2% of consumers in West Columbia1,000 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.
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.
Map of ISPs in West Columbia
Compare West Columbia to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|West Columbia||141.4 Mbps||11||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +440.3 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +31.4 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +58.3 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +60.8 Mbps )||24 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +55.1 Mbps )||10 ( -1 )||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|