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Internet providers in 29488

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29488 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL39%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable79%
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative $59.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic66%
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative $59.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsDSL38%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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29488 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29488 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 29488 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 88% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 29488 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 29488 area, and 79.08% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 29488, 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
Xfinity 141 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 8 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 4 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 29488

The largest internet providers serving the 29488 ZIP code are Frontier, Xfinity, and Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many in the 29488 ZIP code, covering 39% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 79% of the area. Walterboro’s third most-available internet provider, Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative, offers fiber-optic to around 66% of residents in the 29488 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

39%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 29488 ZIP code, covering 39% 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 Walterboro, $55.98.

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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

79%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 29488 ZIP code, covering 79% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29488 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, $55.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walterboro, $1.65.

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 29488 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Walterboro's providers, 168 Mbps.

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Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative fiber-optic internet

Provider

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Fiber-optic from Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative offers broadband to most households in the 29488 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 29488 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative start at $59.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Walterboro, $55.98.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Walterboro, $1.65.

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 29488 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Walterboro's providers, 168 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 29488 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 29488 and the greater Walterboro area. HughesNet starting prices are 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 in the 29488 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 29488 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 29488 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in 29488. The next fastest internet provider in the 29488 ZIP code is Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 66% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 29488 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Walterboro, $55.98.

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29488 ZIP code, covering 66% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.