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Internet Providers in Budd Lake, New Jersey
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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.
Internet Statistics 2021
22.5% of consumers in Budd Lake3,000 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||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||987 Mbps||Cable||8s||3.4%|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||94.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 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.
Compare Budd Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Budd Lake||135.6 Mbps||6||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +398.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +13.2 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +25 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +33.9 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +26.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|