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Internet providers in 29720

Find internet providers serving the 29720 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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29720 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable3.213%
Comporium $54.94 30 - 29 MbpsDSL99%
Comporium $54.94 30 - 400 MbpsCable86%
Comporium $54.94 30 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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29720 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29720 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 29720 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in the 29720 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 29720 area, and 3.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 29720, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 29720

The largest internet providers serving the 29720 ZIP code are Comporium bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Comporium is available to nearly all in the 29720 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Comporium, which covers 86% of the area. Lancaster’s third most-available internet provider, Comporium, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of residents in the 29720 ZIP code.

Comporium DSL internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$54.94/mo.
Max download speed

29 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Comporium offers broadband to all households in the 29720 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Comporium 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 Comporium start at $54.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $52.48.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 29 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 29720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Comporium cable internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$54.94/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Comporium offers broadband to nearly all households in the 29720 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Comporium’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29720 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, $52.48.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $0.64.

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 29720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Comporium fiber-optic internet

Provider

Comporium

Starting price*
$54.94/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Comporium offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 29720 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Comporium is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 29720 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Comporium start at $54.94/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $52.48.

Comporium customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 30 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.83 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lancaster, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Comporium offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 29720 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lancaster's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 29720 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 29720 and the greater Lancaster area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lancaster at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Lancaster at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 29720 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 29720 frequently asked questions

Comporium is the fastest internet provider in the 29720 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 11% of households in 29720. The next fastest internet provider in the 29720 ZIP code is Comporium, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 29720 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lancaster, $52.48.

Comporium is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29720 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.