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Internet Providers in Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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Internet Access in Bradley Beach, New Jersey
Bradley Beach currently has two main Internet service providers (ISPs): Verizon Fios and Viasat Internet. Verizon Fios mostly offers Fiber service, with download speeds up to 950 Mbps and coverage for close to one hundred percent of the city. Verizon Fios also sells TV and bundle plans. As for Viasat, they sell Satellite. They have availability in near one hundred percent of Bradley Beach and reported speeds up to 35 Mbps.
2-3 Internet options per address is a low amount of broadband competition, but it's enough to improve performance in Bradley Beach neighborhoods with provider overlap. Internet choice often varies from block to block, as illustrated in the map below.
In terms of Internet service choices, Fiber, cable, and DSL have coverage in Bradley Beach. Fiber-based service is overall the best option. Fiber Internet has practically one hundred percent availability in Bradley Beach.
HughesNet and Optimum by Altice can also provide coverage in Bradley Beach, often competing for the same customers.
The coverage data analysis found here comes from FCC provider-reported data. Internet providers in Bradley Beach are required to report availability data biannually. Using direct relationships with telecom companies, we are able to cross-validate this data against privatized data including lit addresses submitted by Internet providers. Since 2014, BroadbandNow has crunched 1,052 rows of data about Internet networks in Bradley Beach. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Bradley Beach area from M-Labs. 
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bradley Beach, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||27.5%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||27.5%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Bradley Beach
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Bradley Beach to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bradley Beach||136.4 Mbps||7||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +409.2 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +24.9 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +44.5 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +42.7 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|