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Internet providers in Hilton Head Island, SC

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Hilton Head Island, SC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Hargray of Georgia $55.00 200 - 1,000 MbpsDSL92%
Hargray of Georgia $55.00 200 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic52%
Hargray of Georgia $55.00 200 - 1,000 MbpsCable7.398%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hilton Head Island internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hilton Head Island is comparable to the rest of South Carolina - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Hilton Head Island area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Hilton Head Island residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in Hilton Head Island.

There are four internet providers serving the Hilton Head Island area, and 91.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hilton Head Island's four internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hilton Head Island

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Hargray of Georgia 169 Mbps 55 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 122 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hilton Head Island

The largest internet providers in Hilton Head Island are Spectrum and Hargray of Georgia bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Hilton Head Island.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Hilton Head Island residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Hargray of Georgia, which covers 92% of the area. Hilton Head Island’s third most-available internet provider, Hargray of Georgia, offers fiber-optic to around 52% of Hilton Head Island residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Hilton Head Island covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hilton Head Island residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hilton Head Island, $59.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hilton Head Island, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hilton Head Island. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hilton Head Island's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Hargray of Georgia DSL internet

Provider

Hargray of Georgia

Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Hargray of Georgia offers broadband to nearly all households in Hilton Head Island covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Hargray of Georgia uses telephone lines in Hilton Head Island to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Hargray of Georgia start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hilton Head Island, $59.99.

Hargray of Georgia customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.28 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hilton Head Island, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hargray of Georgia offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hilton Head Island. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hilton Head Island's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Hargray of Georgia fiber-optic internet

Provider

Hargray of Georgia

Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

52%

Fiber-optic from Hargray of Georgia offers broadband to about half of households in Hilton Head Island covering 52% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Hargray of Georgia is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Hilton Head Island than other internet types.

Internet prices for Hargray of Georgia start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hilton Head Island, $59.99.

Hargray of Georgia customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.28 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hilton Head Island, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hargray of Georgia offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Hilton Head Island. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hilton Head Island's providers, 60 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Hilton Head Island, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Hilton Head Island, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hilton Head Island and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Hilton Head Island at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Hilton Head Island at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hilton Head Island residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Hilton Head Island with download speeds up to* 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hilton Head Island. The next fastest internet provider in Hilton Head Island is Hargray of Georgia, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Hilton Head Island with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Hilton Head Island, $59.99.

Hargray of Georgia is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hilton Head Island, covering 52% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.