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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL2.581%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL100%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Cable70%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic48%
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Garden City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Garden City 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 Garden City area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Garden City residents. 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 48% of those living in Garden City.

There are five internet providers serving the Garden City area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Garden City's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Garden City

The largest internet providers in Garden City are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Garden City.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Garden City residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Garden City’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Garden City residents.

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 Garden City covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Garden City 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 Garden City, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $1.76.

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 Garden City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 44 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 Garden City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Garden City 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 Garden City, $45.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $1.76.

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 Garden City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Garden City covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Garden City 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $45.74.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garden City, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Garden City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Garden City's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Garden City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 48% of households in Garden City. The next fastest internet provider in Garden City is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Garden City with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Garden City, $45.74.

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Garden City, covering 48% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.