Internet Providers in Augusta, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Augusta, NJ
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 10,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61

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.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Augusta with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Augusta is the 217th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Sussex and Branchville, but behind Franklin, Hamburg, and Lafayette.
  • The fastest zip code in Augusta for April 2021 is 07822. (see all below).

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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 Provider Competition Map For Augusta

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Augusta is the 217th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Sussex and Branchville, but behind Franklin, Hamburg, and Lafayette.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 100 people in Sussex County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 100% of Augusta residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 07822 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Augusta.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Sussex County, approximately 500 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Optimum by Altice Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Planet Networks Fiber 44.3%+ 10,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 98.4%+ 60 Mbps
PenTeleData Fiber 100% 1,000 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 )