Internet Providers in Cedar Knolls, NJ
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Residential Internet Statistics for Cedar Knolls, NJ
|Fastest Speed Available:||940 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$64.37|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
Internet Access in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
The average Cedar Knolls census block has access toan average of 2.75 Internet providers. This means that most houses in Cedar Knolls will have a minimum of 2-3 choices so far as Internet, and it is easier for residents to try a different company if they are dissatisfied by a provider.
Since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only made public 6+ months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Cedar Knolls's most widely available wired Internet options.
Optimum by Altice is another common broadband option in Cedar Knolls. They offer Cable service available to close to one hundred percent of the area.
Overall, Cedar Knolls's broadband infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US towns and cities: widespread coverage of cable and DSL, except that the majority of houses are stuck with one company for setting up either service. The cable/DSL pattern results from the fact that Broadband providers used to be television and phone companies. So, they use legacy wired networks on utility poles for delivering broadband Internet services. Fiber network access has been slowly expanding as an alternative, and while some "Fiber" plans aren't actually true "Fiber to the Home" (FTTH) connections, 97.80 percent of the area is covered by fiber Internet stretching at least to the building property.
- There are 16 internet providers in Cedar Knolls with 5 of those offering residential service
- Cedar Knolls is the 8th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Whippany, Florham Park, Parsippany, Morris Plains, and Morristown.
- The fastest zip code in Cedar Knolls for July 2021 is 07927. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||99.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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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.
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 Cedar Knolls
Data collected by our research team shows that many of the popular providers in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Cedar Knolls to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cedar Knolls||105.3 Mbps||5||$0.95 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +429.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +43.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +55.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +64.2 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +56.8 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|