Why you can trust Allconnect We compare current internet plans to help you make the best decision for your needs and location. How we review providers How we make money

Internet providers in 29154

Find internet providers serving the 29154 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

Shop local providers
Sumter City Map

Internet providers in your area

29154 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL17%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
FTC Wireless $29.95 4 - 1,000 MbpsDSL93%
FTC Wireless $29.95 4 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic49%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

29154 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29154 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 29154 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 74% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 50% of those living in the 29154 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 29154 area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 29154, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Results from real users

Average internet speeds in Sumter

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 97 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 29154

The largest internet providers serving the 29154 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 29154 ZIP code, covering 17% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Sumter’s third most-available internet provider, FTC Wireless, offers DSL to around 93% of residents in the 29154 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

17%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 29154 ZIP code, covering 17% 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.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 29154 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29154 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 29154 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sumter's providers, 297 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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

93%

DSL from FTC Wireless offers broadband to nearly all households in the 29154 ZIP code, covering 93% 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 29154 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sumter's providers, 297 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 29154 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 29154 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 29154 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 29154 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 29154 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 29154. The next fastest internet provider in the 29154 ZIP code is FTC Wireless, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 93% of the area.

FTC Wireless offers the cheapest internet in the 29154 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 29154 ZIP code, covering 49% of the city.

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.

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.

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.