Internet providers in Ridgeland, SC

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Ridgeland internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Ridgeland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ridgeland, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Ridgeland area, and 82.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ridgeland's four internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Ridgeland

The largest internet providers in Ridgeland are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Ridgeland.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Ridgeland residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ridgeland’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Ridgeland residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ridgeland covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ridgeland 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 CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Ridgeland. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Ridgeland'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 Ridgeland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $5.89.

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

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Ridgeland covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ridgeland 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $5.89.

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

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Ridgeland, SC internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 95%
Hargray Communications Group, Inc. - - Cable 83%
Hargray Communications Group, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 0.162%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Ridgeland with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Ridgeland. The next fastest internet provider in Ridgeland is Hargray Communications Group, Inc., offering download speeds up to 50 Mbps to 0.162% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Ridgeland with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $53.00.

Hargray Communications Group, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ridgeland, covering 0.162% of the city.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.