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Internet Providers in Cliffwood, New Jersey
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Internet Access in Cliffwood, New Jersey
The average person in the Cliffwood area has 2.4 providers available to them. This is common amount of options for the US, seeing as most Internet providers used to be cable TV or landline telephone providers, and most addresses have long been wired for one of each.
The data on this page is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Listings here are enhanced using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate resources than governmental websites. Data on pricing and speeds of individual broadband plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.
Taking a look now at network technologies installed within the area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband tech types are Fiber and Cable, with 79.09% and 93.71% respectively. Cable internet connections are sold by residential television operators, using their existing TV network connections. Cliffwood-area customers of cable service providers like Optimum by Altice usually pick it thanks to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) Fiber technology is built on future-proofed fiber-optic transmission lines, which are made of hair-like glass or plastic strands that can transmit Internet data as light. Fiber Internet results in stronger speeds and performance, but may switch to older copper wires in the "last mile" near subscribers. As a result, not all fiber connections offer true "gigabit" performance.
Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice in Cliffwood. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Cliffwood. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in near one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Cliffwood is 25 Mbps.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Optimum by Altice also serves Cliffwood with a recorded maximum speed of 500 Mbps. There are 3 providers in Cliffwood with specialized enterprise services like MPLS. See the map on this page to see how many options residents have on a granular level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in consumer speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
4.7% of consumers in Cliffwood100 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 Cliffwood, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||93.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Compare Cliffwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cliffwood||92.1 Mbps||5||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +442.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +56.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +68.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +77.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +70 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|