Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia – Population 2,569,213
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin – Population 906,626
Columbia – Population 832,666
The largest metro area in South Carolina is Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia with a population of 2,569,213.00. This is followed by the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metro area, with a population of 906,626.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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86% get DSL
86% get Cable
29% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
Connect South Carolina will conduct county-level research in the second year of the program and state level research in the third, fourth, and fifth years to identify and track the barriers to broadband access and adoption across the state. The results and conclusions of these surveys will be submitted to peer review and will be available for use by all stakeholders in the state.
SC Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.