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Internet providers in Walterboro, SC

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Walterboro, SC internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL81%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative $59.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL87%
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative $59.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic20%
WOW! $29.99 200 - 1,200 MbpsCable1.119%
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Walterboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Walterboro 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 Walterboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Walterboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 59% of those living in Walterboro.

There are six internet providers serving the Walterboro area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Walterboro's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Walterboro

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 8 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 4 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 141 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Walterboro

The largest internet providers in Walterboro are Frontier, Xfinity, and Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL and cable options to Walterboro.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most Walterboro residents, covering 81% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Walterboro’s third most-available internet provider, Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative, offers DSL to around 87% of Walterboro residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Walterboro covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Walterboro 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 Walterboro, $51.65.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Walterboro covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Walterboro, $51.65.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walterboro, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Walterboro. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Walterboro's providers, 465 Mbps.

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Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative DSL internet

Provider

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

87%

DSL from Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to nearly all households in Walterboro covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative uses telephone lines in Walterboro 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 Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative start at $59.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Walterboro, $51.65.

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walterboro, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in Walterboro. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Walterboro's providers, 465 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Walterboro with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Walterboro. The next fastest internet provider in Walterboro is WOW!, offering download speeds up to 1,200 Mbps to 1.119% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Walterboro with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Walterboro, $51.65.

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Walterboro, covering 20% of the city. WOW! also offers fiber internet in Walterboro and is available to 1.119% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.