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Internet providers in Lancaster, SC

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Lancaster, SC internet providers

Provider
Comporium $62.94 400 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Comporium $62.94 400 - 1,000 MbpsDSL97%
Comporium $62.94 400 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.172%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lancaster internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lancaster 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 Lancaster area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lancaster residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Lancaster.

There are three internet providers serving the Lancaster area. Among Lancaster's three internet providers, prices start at $62.94 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lancaster

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Lancaster

The largest internet providers in Lancaster are Comporium and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Lancaster.

Cable internet from Comporium is available to nearly all Lancaster residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Comporium, which covers 97% of the area. Lancaster’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lancaster residents.

Comporium cable internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$62.94/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Comporium offers broadband to all households in Lancaster covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Comporium start at $62.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $65.97.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 400 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $0.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lancaster. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 489 Mbps.

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Comporium DSL internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$62.94/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.3 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Comporium offers broadband to nearly all households in Lancaster covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Comporium uses telephone lines in Lancaster 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 Comporium start at $62.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $65.97.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 400 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.16 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $0.16.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.3 Mbps in Lancaster. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 489 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 Lancaster covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lancaster 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $65.97.

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 Lancaster, $0.16.

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 Lancaster. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 489 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Comporium is the fastest internet provider in Lancaster with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lancaster. The next fastest internet provider in Lancaster is Comporium, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Comporium offers the cheapest internet in Lancaster with plans starting at $62.94/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $65.97.

Comporium is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lancaster, covering 7.172% of the city.

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.

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%.

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.