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Internet providers in Surfside Beach, SC

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL75%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL39%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Cable34%
Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic12%
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Surfside Beach internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Surfside Beach 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 Surfside Beach area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Surfside Beach residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Surfside Beach.

There are five internet providers serving the Surfside Beach area, and 93.21% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Surfside Beach's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Surfside Beach

The largest internet providers in Surfside Beach are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Surfside Beach.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most Surfside Beach residents, covering 75% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Surfside Beach’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Surfside Beach residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to most households in Surfside Beach covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Surfside Beach 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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Surfside Beach, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Surfside Beach, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Surfside Beach. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Surfside Beach's providers, 44 Mbps.

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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 Surfside Beach covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Surfside Beach, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Surfside Beach, $1.76.

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 Surfside Beach. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Surfside Beach's providers, 44 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 Surfside Beach covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Surfside Beach 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Surfside Beach, $45.74.

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 Surfside Beach, $1.76.

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 Surfside Beach. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Surfside Beach's providers, 44 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Surfside Beach with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 12% of households in Surfside Beach. The next fastest internet provider in Surfside Beach is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Surfside Beach with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Surfside Beach, $45.74.

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Surfside Beach, covering 12% of the city.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.