Internet providers in Sumter, SC

1. EarthLink
78% available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
2. Spectrum
85% available in Sumter
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
940Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3. Frontier
81% available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

4. Viasat
99% available in Sumter
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
5. HughesNet
99% available in Sumter
Connection:
Geo Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps

User Rating (72)
6. Farmers Telephone Company
50% available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Frontier
2% available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
940Mbps

Limited Offers. Contact-Free Guided Installations Only

2. Viasat
99% available in Sumter
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
3. Farmers Telephone Company
50% available in Sumter
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
50Mbps
1. Verizon Wireless
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating Info
2. T-Mobile
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
T-Mobile
4GLTE

User Rating Info
3. AT&T Wireless
Available in Sumter
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE

User Rating Info

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How much internet speed do I need?

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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What is the best internet provider in Sumter?

Internet Provider Types in Sumter


Cable

100%
Coverage


DSL

99%
Coverage


Fiber

24%
Coverage

Internet Speed Availability in Sumter


3 Mbps

100%
Availability


10 Mbps

100%
Availability


25 Mbps

100%
Availability

Broadband Internet Availability

(Internet faster than 25 Mbps)

100%
Sumter
84%
South Carolina
79%
USA

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.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Sumter

Spectrum offers Internet at speeds up to 940 Mbps (wireless speeds may vary)

Frontier offers internet at speeds up to 100 Mbps

Farmers Telephone Company offers internet at speeds up to 50 Mbps

EarthLink offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Summary of Sumter internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User Rating
EarthLink DSL 25 Mbps 3.5/5
Spectrum Cable 940 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.0/5
Frontier DSL 100 Mbps 1.5/5
Viasat Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
HughesNet Geo Satellite 25 Mbps 2.0/5
Farmers Telephone Company DSL & Fiber 50 Mbps 5.0/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

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.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Sumter

Spectrum

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Service:
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Darlene H | 08-07-2014

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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