Internet Providers in Far Hills, New Jersey
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Residential Internet Statistics for Far Hills, NJ
|Wired Internet Providers:||6|
|Average Speed Test Result:||40.96 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.18%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Far Hills, New Jersey
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 (formerly Exede) 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||Cable and Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Far Hills, New Jersey
- Xfinity - 89.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Optimum by Altice - 24.5% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 9.3% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Far Hills - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||89.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Optimum by Altice||Cable and Fiber||24.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||97.6%+||987 Mbps|
|Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph||Copper||100%||100 Mbps|
|Optimum Business||Cable and Fiber||17.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Crown Castle Fiber||Fiber||26.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||18.4%+||60 Mbps|
|Altice Business||Fiber||5.3%+||1,000 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||41 Mbps||8||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +308.1 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +66.1 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +58.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +70.7 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +74.3 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|