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Internet providers in Irmo, SC

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Irmo, SC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.381%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.224%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Irmo internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Irmo 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 Irmo area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Irmo residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in Irmo.

There are five internet providers serving the Irmo area, and 99.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Irmo's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Irmo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 170 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 159 Mbps 5 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 32 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 231 Mbps 178 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Irmo

The largest internet providers in Irmo are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Irmo.

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

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Irmo covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Irmo 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Irmo, $53.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Irmo, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Irmo. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Irmo's providers, 272 Mbps.

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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 Irmo covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Irmo, $53.99.

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 Irmo, $0.67.

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 Irmo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Irmo's providers, 272 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Irmo covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Irmo 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Irmo, $53.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Irmo, $0.67.

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 Irmo. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Irmo's providers, 272 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Irmo with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Irmo. The next fastest internet provider in Irmo is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.381% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Irmo with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Irmo, $53.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Irmo, covering 4.381% 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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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%.