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Internet providers in 29936

Find internet providers serving the 29936 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL98%
Hargray Communications Group, Inc. - -Cable87%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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29936 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29936 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 29936 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% 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 29936 area, and 87.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 29936, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 80 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 29936

The largest internet providers serving the 29936 ZIP code are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 29936 ZIP code, covering 98% 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, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 29936 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 29936 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $51.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $3.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 29936 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Ridgeland's providers, 43 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 29936 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29936 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 Ridgeland, $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 Ridgeland, $3.23.

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 29936 ZIP code. 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, 43 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 29936 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29936 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 Ridgeland, $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 Ridgeland, $3.23.

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 29936 ZIP code. 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, 43 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 29936 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 29936 ZIP code with download speeds up to 80 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in 29936. The next fastest internet provider in the 29936 ZIP code is Hargray Communications Group, Inc., offering download speeds up to 30 Mbps to 87% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 29936 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $51.66.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.