Internet Service Providers in Califon, New Jersey

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Residential Internet Statistics for Califon, NJ
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 24.37 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.8%

Internet Access in Califon, New Jersey

Califon currently has two common Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertised downstream speeds of 25 Mbps.

When we're looking at network technologies available the city, we see that the most prevalent physical wire Internet connection types are DSL and Cable, with 98.26% and 99.20% respectively. TV providers are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, thanks to the fact that they can utilize pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Phone companies are the main source for DSL Internet service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends digital information via phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all other major wired broadband infrastructures except dial-up.

The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC filings. Then, it's validated through privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Information on speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by our data experts, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year.

As of recent FCC reports, 1.95 percent of Califon residents have only one option for wired Internet.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, XFINITY from Comcast is also in the area with Cable service for 99 percent of census blocks and a recorded maximum speed of 987 Mbps. There are 5 providers in Califon with enterprise service like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map below to see broadband coverage at a granular level, and our speed data to see how local ISPs compare in speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Califon, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Califon, New Jersey

  • Xfinity - 99.2% Availability in Califon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 98.3% Availability in Califon - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Califon - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Califon - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Califon

Califon Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Califon is the 519th most connected city in New Jersey behind Long Valley, Annandale, High Bridge, Lebanon, and Glen Gardner.

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

Approximately 500 people in Hunterdon 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 98% of Califon 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, 07830 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Califon.

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

In Hunterdon County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps in Califon

Many Internet companies have been moving to add data limits for their residential Internet plans in recent years. Some major Internet service providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps. Data caps vary widely. They typically can be anywhere from 250GB to a Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, so they won't pose an issue for the majority of people. CenturyLink users in Califon should confirm data caps when signing up. Don't presume the caps based on advertisements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Califon

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 98.3%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 98.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Copper 99.5%+ 1.5 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 8.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 2.1%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Califon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Califon 24.4 Mbps 4 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +90.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )