Internet Providers in Far Hills, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Far Hills, NJ
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 17
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.46

Internet Access in Far Hills, New Jersey

The average resident in Far Hills is serviceable by 3 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." In context, this is actually a high amount of competition compared to similar-sized cities. Robust competition between several Internet providers in a city is correlated with better regional pricing.

Considering network technologies in use across the Far Hills area, the most widespread wired Internet technology types are Fiber (88.44 percent coverage) and DSL (88.50 percent coverage). Fiber is built on more modern Fiber-optical cables composed of dense glass strands which can deliver Internet data as light. Fiber network technology outputs better downloads and reliability, but sometimes switch over to coaxial cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. As a result, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" speeds. DSL is transmitted over phone lines by providers such as Verizon High Speed Internet that own copper phone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone lines outputs lower performance compared to more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Far Hills residents. The provider is available to near one hundred percent of Far Hills census blocks. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving virtually one hundred percent of Far Hills with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package listed by HughesNet for Far Hills is 25 Mbps.

The data listed here comes from FCC filings specific to the area, and is validated against private data sources and direct provider reporting to output more useful results than is available from government websites. Information about speeds and pricing of specific broadband plans is generated by our research and analysis team, who collect thousands of plans annually.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, XFINITY from Comcast is another option to consider. They have Internet in 89 percent of Far Hills.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Far Hills, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Optimum by Altice 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Far Hills, New Jersey

  • Xfinity - Cable - 89.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 24.5% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Optimum by Altice - Fiber - 14.5% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 9.3% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Far Hills

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Far Hills is the 140th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Mendham, Bernardsville, and Millington, but behind Bedminster and Basking Ridge.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Somerset 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: 89% of people living in Far Hills 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 98% of Far Hills 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 Somerset County, approximately 1,000 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 Far Hills

Data from our market researchers shows that top providers in Far Hills use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Far Hills

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 89.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Optimum by Altice Cable 24.5%+ 940 Mbps
Optimum by Altice Fiber 14.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 9.3%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 97.3%+ 987 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 100% 1.5 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 17.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 26.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Optimum Business Fiber 13.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
InterGlobe Fiber 6.8%+ 20 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 5.3%+ 10,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 1.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Far Hills to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Far Hills 44.7 Mbps 8 $0.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +370.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +74.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +71.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +82.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +82.9 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )