Internet providers in Socastee, SC

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Socastee, SC internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Bluewave Communications $49.95 500 - 50 MbpsDSL100%
Bluewave Communications $49.95 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic84%
Bluewave Communications $49.95 500 - 300 MbpsCable81%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Socastee internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Socastee 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 Socastee area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Socastee residents. 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 84% of those living in Socastee.

There are four internet providers serving the Socastee area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Socastee's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Socastee

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Socastee residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Bluewave Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Socastee’s third most-available internet provider, Bluewave Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 84% of Socastee residents.

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 Socastee covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Socastee 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 Socastee, $51.23.

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 Socastee, $0.12.

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 Socastee. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Socastee's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Bluewave Communications DSL internet

Provider

Bluewave Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Bluewave Communications offers broadband to all households in Socastee covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Bluewave Communications uses telephone lines in Socastee 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 Bluewave Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Socastee, $51.23.

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 Socastee, $0.12.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Bluewave Communications offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Socastee. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Socastee's providers, 375 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

84%

Fiber-optic from Bluewave Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Socastee covering 84% 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 Socastee 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 Socastee, $51.23.

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 Socastee, $0.12.

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 Socastee. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Socastee's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Socastee and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Socastee at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Socastee at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Socastee 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 Socastee with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in Socastee. The next fastest internet provider in Socastee is Bluewave Communications, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Socastee with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Socastee, $51.23.

Bluewave Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Socastee, covering 84% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.