Internet Providers in Budd Lake, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Budd Lake, NJ
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.76

Internet Access in Budd Lake, New Jersey

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Budd Lake. HughesNet is also a common option.

The packages listed above are gathered manually by our research team.

Looking at less fortunate areas in Budd Lake, our data shows that as many as 3,000 people have only one (or zero) options for broadband-level Internet service.

Optimum by Altice and Verizon High Speed Internet can also provide coverage in Budd Lake, with significant overlap in some parts of town.

In summary, Budd Lake's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US towns and cities: widespread access to cable and DSL, with the catch that the majority of houses are limited to one company for either type of service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband providers started as cable TV and landline telephone corporations. So, they already own pre-existing copper wired networks on telephone poles for delivering their broadband service.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Budd Lake with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Budd Lake is the 342nd most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Landing and Netcong, but behind Stanhope, Ledgewood, and Flanders.
  • The fastest zip code in Budd Lake for April 2021 is 07828. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Budd Lake, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Budd Lake, New Jersey

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 94.4% Availability in Budd Lake - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 3.4% Availability in Budd Lake - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Budd Lake - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Budd Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Budd Lake

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Budd Lake is the 342nd most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Landing and Netcong, but behind Stanhope, Ledgewood, and Flanders.

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

Approximately 9,000 people in Morris 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 77% of Budd Lake 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, 07828 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Budd Lake.

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

In Morris County, approximately 15,000 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 Around Budd Lake

Data collected by our research team shows that popular providers in Budd Lake currently place a limit on streaming on residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Budd Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 94.4%+ 940 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 3.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 94.9%+ 1.5 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 16.4%+ 987 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 14.7%+ 10,000 Mbps
PenTeleData Fiber 8.2%+ -- Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.3%+ 1.5 Mbps
Telesystem Fiber 2.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Budd Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Budd Lake 102 Mbps 6 $0.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +313.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +16.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +14.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +25.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +25.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )