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Internet providers in 29223

Find internet providers serving the 29223 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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29223 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $40.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.120%
AT&T $30.00 10 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 75 MbpsFiber-optic3.700%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 75 MbpsDSL0.790%
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29223 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29223 ZIP code 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 29223 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 29223 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 29223 area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 29223, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Columbia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 140 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
AT&T 192 Mbps 166 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 29223

The largest internet providers serving the 29223 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 29223 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Columbia’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 29223 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in the 29223 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $40.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbia, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 29223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 29223 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29223 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $40.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbia, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 29223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 272 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 29223 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29223 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $40.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbia, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 29223 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Columbia's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 29223 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 29223 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 7.120% of households in 29223. The next fastest internet provider in the 29223 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 29223 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Columbia, $40.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29223 ZIP code, covering 7.120% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in 29223 and is available to 3.700% of households.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.