Find internet service and providers in New Jersey
Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in New Jersey
Verizon and Xfinity are the most available internet providers in New Jersey. For now, Verizon’s fastest fiber plan is limited to Glassboro, while the most you’ll get from Xfinity’s cable internet is 2,000Mbps. Optimum has cable internet where Xfinity doesn’t and some fiber internet with speeds up to 5,000Mbps. Spectrum and Brightspeed bleed in from New York and Pennsylvania but claim just a small northern part of the state. Fixed wireless and satellite internet are your only options if you can’t get wired internet.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars from customers in New Jersey.
That ranks New Jersey 44th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in New Jersey
$82.79 average price per payment for internet, per household
91.6% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.5/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.7/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.66 average people per household
$98,765 average income per household
43 average age per household
60% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in New Jersey
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|Verizon Home Internet||208.11 Mbps||134.81 Mbps||98.68%|
|Spectrum||195.18 Mbps||24.43 Mbps||92.27%||View Plans for Spectrum|
|Planet Connect||180.6 Mbps||182.95 Mbps||70.34%||View Plans for Planet Connect|
|XFINITY||180.13 Mbps||20.28 Mbps||95.8%||View Plans for Xfinity|
|Optimum||160.62 Mbps||48.07 Mbps||68.59%||View Plans for Optimum|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||269.16 Mbps||99.26%||99.44%||See all providers|
|Cable||1103.24 Mbps||94.66%||95.18%||See all providers|
|DSL||26.99 Mbps||92.89%||97.76%||See all providers|
|Fiber||3403.94 Mbps||93.31%||61.19%||See all providers|
|Fixed Wireless||150.06 Mbps||10.58%||64.27%||See all providers|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||21.41%||99%||See all providers|
|Satellite||99.62 Mbps||99.27%||100%||See all providers|
Best cities for internet in New Jersey
Cities in New Jersey with the fastest internet
Ridgefield Park is the best city in New Jersey for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Paramus and Martinsville also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in New Jersey
Trenton is the most internet-connected city in New Jersey. Trenton makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Trenton's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Newark and Jersey City also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.