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Internet providers in 29169

Find internet providers serving the 29169 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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29169 internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL92%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.670%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL6.180%
Comporium $62.94 400 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.050%
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29169 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 29169 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 29169 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. 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 24% of those living in the 29169 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 29169 area, and 98.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 29169, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in West Columbia

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 184 Mbps 184 Mbps DSL
AT&T 127 Mbps 89 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 75 Mbps 8 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 29169

The largest internet providers serving the 29169 ZIP code are AT&T, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all in the 29169 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 residents in the 29169 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in the 29169 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T 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 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, $0.38.

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 29169 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West Columbia's providers, 385 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 the 29169 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 29169 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, $0.38.

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 29169 ZIP code. 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, 385 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 the 29169 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 29169 ZIP 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, $0.38.

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 29169 ZIP code. 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, 385 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 29169 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 29169 ZIP code with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 29169. The next fastest internet provider in the 29169 ZIP code is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 4.670% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 29169 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West Columbia, $60.58.

Comporium is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 29169 ZIP code, covering 8.050% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 29169 and is available to 4.670% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.