Internet Providers in Essex Fells, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Essex Fells, NJ
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.49

Internet Access in Essex Fells, New Jersey

The average census block area in Essex Fells is served by an average of 2.71 companies. This means that the majority of households in the area will have a minimum of 2-3 options for Internet, and residents can switch if they are disappointed by a particular company.

Essex Fells residents have a variety of wired network options, specifically fiber, cable, and/or DSL. Fiber home broadband service has availability for near one hundred percent of the area. Cable, meanwhile, is available to close to one hundred percent of addresses. DSL is available to 71.69 percent of the local population.

We should note here that since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only made public six or more months after filing, provider availability shown below might not include the most recent upgrades.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Essex Fells's most common wired Internet providers.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Verizon Fios is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in close to one hundred percent of the Essex Fells area.



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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Essex Fells, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Essex Fells, New Jersey

  • Xfinity - Cable - 99.6% Availability in Essex Fells - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Essex Fells - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Essex Fells - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Essex Fells

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Essex Fells is the 322nd most connected city in New Jersey behind Roseland, West Orange, Caldwell, Livingston, and Verona.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Essex 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: 100% of people living in Essex Fells 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 Essex Fells 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.

In Essex County, approximately 13,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Essex Fells

Data from our researchers shows that top providers in Essex Fells use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users view them as a tactic to discourage streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Essex Fells

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 99.6%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Essex Fells to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Essex Fells 177.3 Mbps 5 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +238.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -58.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -61.1 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -49.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -49.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )