Internet Providers in Augusta, NJ
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Residential Internet Statistics for Augusta, NJ
|Fastest Speed Available:||10,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$61|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Augusta, New Jersey
Internet Access in Augusta, New Jersey
CenturyLink has the strongest coverage footprint in Augusta. Optimum by Altice is also widely available.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet also have Internet service in Augusta, with shared territory in some parts of town.
In terms of network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber have coverage in different parts of the Augusta area. Generally, Fiber-Optic is the fastest technology. It's closely followed by cable, with DSL in the rear of the group. Cable is available to virtually one hundred percent of the Augusta population. Cable Internet is a common mid-range option compromising between fiber's high speeds and DSL.
2 providers for each address isn't a high level of competition, but it's enough to drive price and speed competition in Augusta blocks with provider overlap. Internet choice can vary depending on your neighborhood, as you can see in the map below.
The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data from the FCC and privatized data we source directly from industry sources. Statistics regarding speed data comes from M-Labs, which is a speed test utility integrated into our site as well as Google search results. The BroadbandNow researchers have manually sourced pricing for 213 broadband deals in Augusta to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Augusta, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Planet Networks||10,000 Mbps||Fiber||0s|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Augusta, New Jersey
- CenturyLink - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Optimum by Altice - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Planet Networks - Fiber - 44.3% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 10,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Augusta - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Augusta
Data from our research team shows that many of the popular providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately because users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Augusta
|Optimum by Altice||Cable||100%||940 Mbps|
|Planet Networks||Fiber||44.3%+||10,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||98.4%+||60 Mbps|
|Optimum Business||Cable||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph||Fiber||98.4%+||100 Mbps|
|Planet Networks||Fiber||56.9%+||10,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||19.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||1.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
Compare Augusta to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Augusta||227.6 Mbps||5||$1.65 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +187.8 Mbps )||14 ( +9 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( -108.7 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( -111.4 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( -100.2 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( -100 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|