Internet providers in
Sumter, 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. Frontier
Available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Farmers Telephone Company
Available in Sumter
5. Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative
Available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Frontier
Available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
115Mbps
2. Spectrum
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
3. Viasat
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
4. Farmers Telephone Company
Available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
5. Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative
Available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
6. Level 3 Communications
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
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1. AT&T
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T
4GLTE
2. Sprint
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
Sprint
4GLTE
3. T-Mobile
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

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Sumter Residential Internet Coverage

Sumter is a military community. Many residents are in the armed forces. In addition, Sumter is a well-educated community with a large portion of the population working in administrative support and sales careers. The middle-class community_s residents rely on high-speed internet to connect with loved ones serving overseas as well as to continue their education and advance their careers. Every Sumter resident can connect to high-speed internet compared to just 84% of South Carolinians.

Cable internet services are provided by Time Warner Spectrum. Residents seeking a DSL connection can select from Frontier Fios, Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative or Farmers Telephone Company. Fiber optics is quite prevalent in the area as well with Farmers Telephone Company reaching 23% of residents and Farmers Mutual Telephone Cooperative reaching another 1%. These services span the area between the Tuomey Wildlife Management Area and Rte 81.

Businesses have an additional fiber optics option in Level 3 Communications, which also reaches 1% of the commercial need.

Internet Provider types in Sumter


Cable

100%
Coverage

DSL

99%
Coverage

Fiber

24%
Coverage

Internet Provider availability in Sumter,SC


3 Mbps
100%
availability

10 Mbps
100%
availability

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

Summary of Sumter Internet Providers

ProviderTypeDownload speeds up toUser Rating
FrontierDSL115 Mbps2.0/5
SpectrumCable100 Mbps3.5/5
ViasatSatellite25 MbpsN/A
Farmers Telephone CompanyDSL & Fiber50 Mbps5.0/5
Farmers Mutual Telephone CooperativeDSL & Fiber50 MbpsN/A
Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Sumter

Spectrum

Overall:
Service:
Speed:

Darlene Hilditch|2014-08-07

the speed is great the service is ok but the price is too much for what they are providing,it needs to be lower for what they provide

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