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Internet providers in West Columbia, SC

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West Columbia, SC internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL96%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic2.492%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Comporium $62.94 400 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.590%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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West Columbia internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West Columbia 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 West Columbia area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of West Columbia residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in West Columbia.

There are five internet providers serving the West Columbia area, and 99.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West Columbia's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in West Columbia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
AT&T 143 Mbps 100 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 27 Mbps 7 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in West Columbia

The largest internet providers in West Columbia are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to West Columbia.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all West Columbia residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. West Columbia’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of West Columbia residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in West Columbia covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in West Columbia 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 AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $60.58.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Columbia, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 442 Mbps.

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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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in West Columbia covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $60.58.

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 West Columbia, $0.40.

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 West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 442 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in West Columbia covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of West Columbia 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $60.58.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West Columbia, $0.40.

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 West Columbia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 442 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in West Columbia with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in West Columbia. The next fastest internet provider in West Columbia is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 2.492% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in West Columbia with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $60.58.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in West Columbia, covering 2.492% of the city. Comporium also offers fiber internet in West Columbia and is available to 1.590% of households.

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.

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.

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.