Internet Providers in Great Meadows, NJ
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Residential Internet Statistics for Great Meadows, NJ
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.99|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Great Meadows, New Jersey
Internet Access in Great Meadows, New Jersey
There are currently 2.1 broadband providers per census block in Great Meadows. This means that most households in the area have a minimum of 2 choices for Internet.
The plans listed above are manually gathered through our data science and research staff.
XFINITY from Comcast and CenturyLink can also provide coverage in Great Meadows, often competing for the same customers.
Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
So, looking at the big picture, Great Meadows's Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other US cities: strong coverage of cable and DSL, with the problem being that most residences are limited to one option for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a simple reason. Internet providers are former TV and landline telephone companies, and use legacy networks on telephone poles to deliver broadband bundles.
Internet Statistics 2021
12.2% of consumers in Great Meadows400 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 Great Meadows, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||17.7%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||90.1%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||84.8%|
|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.
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 Cap Issues Around Great Meadows
Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the common ISPs place a limit on data use on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since users view them as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Great Meadows to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Great Meadows||21 Mbps||6||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +513.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +127.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +139.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +148.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +141.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|