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Internet providers in Laurens, SC

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Laurens, SC internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL92%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative $30.00 6 - 200 MbpsDSL9.110%
Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative $30.00 6 - 200 MbpsFiber-optic9.110%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Laurens internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Laurens 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 Laurens area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Laurens residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.130% of those living in Laurens.

There are five internet providers serving the Laurens area, and 95.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Laurens's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Laurens

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 128 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Laurens

The largest internet providers in Laurens are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Laurens.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Laurens residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Laurens’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Laurens residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Laurens covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Laurens 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Laurens, $53.99.

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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

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Laurens covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Laurens 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 Laurens, $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 Laurens, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Laurens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Laurens's providers, 114 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 Laurens covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Laurens 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 Laurens, $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 Laurens, $0.62.

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 Laurens. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Laurens's providers, 114 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Laurens with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Laurens. The next fastest internet provider in Laurens is Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 9.110% of the area.

Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative offers the cheapest internet in Laurens with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Laurens, $53.99.

Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Laurens, covering 9.110% of the city.

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%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.