Internet providers in
Columbia, SC

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5+ Mbps
  • Regular browsing
  • Music streaming
  • Ideal for 1 person
10+ Mbps
  • HD video streaming
  • Casual gaming
  • Ideal for 1-2 people
20+ Mbps
  • Ultra HD streaming
  • Frequent gaming
  • Ideal for 2-4 people
40+ Mbps
  • Simultaneous HD streaming
  • Simultaneous gaming
  • Ideal for 4+

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Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

 
1. AT&T
Available in Columbia
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Columbia
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
2. Time Warner Spectrum
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. TW Telecom
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Fiber & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
5. Level 3 Communications
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. AT&T
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Columbia Residential Internet Coverage

The city of Columbia in South Carolina serves millions of residents, tourists, and employees, which is why reliable internet service is so crucial.

Those who prefer the reliability of DSL can choose AT&T, a provider with a large service area that reaches almost all of Columbia. Northern communities in this city are Forest Hills, Heathwood, and Arcadia Lakes. Southern communities include Springdale and St. Andrews. Time Warner Cable, known for its national coverage map, offers high-speed cable to all of Columbia.

In addition to the neighborhoods listed above, Time Warner Cable is available in Melrose Heights, Shandon, Seven Oaks, and Forest Acres.

The university community of Columbia is covered by both Time Warner Cable and AT&T, ensuring that students and professionals have high-speed internet options. As AT&T starts to develop its fiber network, highly populated parts of Columbia may be first to get fiber installed.

Internet Provider types in Columbia


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

83%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Columbia,SC


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

25 Mbps
100%
availability
Broadband internet availability
(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)
100%
Columbia
79%
USA

Summary of Columbia Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
AT&TDSL & Fiber1000 Mbps3.5/5
Time Warner SpectrumCable50 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Columbia

AT&T Customer

The speed of AT&T DSL is lacking, especially considering the cost. I get 6MB which is nowhere near fast enough without going business class. It should be much faster.

Dan Huddlestun Columbia, SC2014-04-11

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