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Internet providers in Lancaster, SC

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Lancaster, SC internet providers

Provider
Comporium $54.94 30 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Comporium $54.94 30 - 29 MbpsDSL97%
Comporium $54.94 30 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic7.172%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 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 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.170% of those living in Lancaster.

There are three internet providers serving the Lancaster area. Among Lancaster's three internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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*
$54.94/mo.
Max download speed

400 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 $54.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $54.98.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lancaster. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 489 Mbps.

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Comporium DSL internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$54.94/mo.
Max download speed

29 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 $54.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $54.98.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $1.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 29 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.3 Mbps in Lancaster. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 489 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $54.98.

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 Lancaster, $1.31.

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 7.172% of households in Lancaster. The next fastest internet provider in Lancaster is Comporium, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Viasat offers the cheapest internet in Lancaster with plans starting at $50/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $54.98.

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

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.