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Internet providers in 29153

Find internet providers serving the 29153 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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29153 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL40%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable86%
FTC Wireless $29.95 4 - 1,000 MbpsDSL68%
FTC Wireless $29.95 4 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.280%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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29153 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29153 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 29153 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in the 29153 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 29153 area, and 81.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 29153, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sumter

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 189 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 29153

The largest internet providers serving the 29153 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and FTC Wireless bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many in the 29153 ZIP code, covering 40% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 86% of the area. Sumter’s third most-available internet provider, FTC Wireless, offers DSL to around 68% of residents in the 29153 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

40%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in the 29153 ZIP code, covering 40% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sumter, $53.98.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 29153 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29153 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sumter, $53.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sumter, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 29153 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sumter's providers, 297 Mbps.

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FTC Wireless DSL internet

Provider

FTC Wireless

Starting price*
$29.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from FTC Wireless offers broadband to most households in the 29153 ZIP code, covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from FTC Wireless 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 FTC Wireless start at $29.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sumter, $53.98.

FTC Wireless customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sumter, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, FTC Wireless offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 29153 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sumter's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 29153 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 29153 and the greater Sumter area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sumter at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sumter at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 29153 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 29153 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 29153 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 86% of households in 29153. The next fastest internet provider in the 29153 ZIP code is FTC Wireless, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 68% of the area.

FTC Wireless offers the cheapest internet in the 29153 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sumter, $53.98.

FTC Wireless is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29153 ZIP code, covering 4.280% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.