Internet Providers in Cedar Knolls, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cedar Knolls, NJ
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.37

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.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cedar Knolls, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
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 Cedar Knolls, New Jersey

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 99.6% Availability in Cedar Knolls - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Knolls - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Knolls - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cedar Knolls

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Cedar Knolls is the 8th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Whippany, Florham Park, Parsippany, Morris Plains, and Morristown.

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.

Fiber Availability: 98% of people living in Cedar Knolls have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 100% of Cedar Knolls 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, 07927 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Cedar Knolls.

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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cedar Knolls

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 99.6%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 100% 1.5 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 75.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 36.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 50.6%+ 50 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 34.9%+ 10,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 10.0%+ 1.5 Mbps
Telesystem Fiber 6.4%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Cedar Knolls to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cedar Knolls 96.7 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +318.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +22.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +19.5 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +30.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +30.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )