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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL100%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic79%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Cable78%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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29576 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29576 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 29576 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in the 29576 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 29576 area, and 0.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 29576, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 29576

The largest internet providers serving the 29576 ZIP code are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 29576 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Murrells Inlet’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 29576 ZIP code.

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 the 29576 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29576 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Murrells Inlet, $51.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murrells Inlet, $1.61.

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 29576 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Murrells Inlet's providers, 50 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 the 29576 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29576 ZIP 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 Murrells Inlet, $51.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murrells Inlet, $1.61.

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 29576 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Murrells Inlet's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 29576 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29576 ZIP 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Murrells Inlet, $51.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Murrells Inlet, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 29576 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Murrells Inlet's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 29576 frequently asked questions

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in the 29576 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 29576. The next fastest internet provider in the 29576 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 29576 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Murrells Inlet, $51.66.

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29576 ZIP code, covering 79% 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%.

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.

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.