Internet providers in Little River, SC

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Little River, SC internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL86%
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsFiber-optic7.984%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Bluewave Communications $49.95 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic81%
Bluewave Communications $49.95 500 - 300 MbpsCable78%
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Little River internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Little River 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 Little River area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Little River residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 81% of those living in Little River.

There are five internet providers serving the Little River area, and 98.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Little River's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Little River

The largest internet providers in Little River are Frontier, Spectrum, and Bluewave Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Little River.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Little River residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Little River’s third most-available internet provider, Bluewave Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 81% of Little River residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Little River covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Little River 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Little River, $46.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Little River, $0.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Little River. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Little River's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Little River, $46.58.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Little River, $0.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Little River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Little River's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Bluewave Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Bluewave Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

500 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Fiber-optic from Bluewave Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Little River covering 81% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Bluewave Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Little River than other internet types.

Internet prices for Bluewave Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Little River, $46.58.

Bluewave Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 500 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Little River, $0.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Bluewave Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 500 Mbps in Little River. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Little River's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Little River, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Little River, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Little River and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Little River at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Little River at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Little River residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Bluewave Communications is the fastest internet provider in Little River with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 81% of households in Little River. The next fastest internet provider in Little River is Bluewave Communications, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 78% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Little River with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Little River, $46.58.

Bluewave Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Little River, covering 81% of the city. Frontier also offers fiber internet in Little River and is available to 7.984% of households.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.