Internet Providers in Hawthorne, NJ

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hawthorne, NJ
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.37

Internet Access in Hawthorne, New Jersey

There are currently an average of 2.67 Internet providers in each census block in Hawthorne. This means that most households in Hawthorne have a minimum of 2-3 choices so far as Internet.

The broadband packages shown above are manually collected by our data science team. We've aggregated 228 plans in Hawthorne, in total.

Optimum by Altice as well as Verizon Fios can also provide coverage in Hawthorne, often competing for the same customers.

Looking closer at network choices, Cable, DSL, and even fiber have strong coverage within Hawthorne. Fiber is overall the stronger network type. Fiber Internet has a 99.24 percent footprint in Hawthorne. Strong Fiber availability is partly to thank for establishing the unusually robust average speed in Hawthorne, which is currently 6.63 percent above the New Jersey average.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Hawthorne as measured by coverage area. These ISPs often compete at addresses around Hawthorne.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Hawthorne with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Hawthorne is the 214th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Haledon and Glen Rock, but behind Paterson, Fair Lawn, and Midland Park.
  • The fastest zip code in Hawthorne for April 2021 is 07506. (see all below).



Hawthorne, NJ

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hawthorne, New Jersey

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hawthorne, New Jersey

  • Optimum by Altice - Cable - 99.9% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hawthorne - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hawthorne

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Hawthorne is the 214th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Haledon and Glen Rock, but behind Paterson, Fair Lawn, and Midland Park.

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

Approximately 800 people in Passaic 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: 99% of people living in Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne 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.

As of this month, 07506 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Hawthorne.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Passaic County, approximately 2,000 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 Around Hawthorne

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that some of the top providers in the area use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting", while providers explain data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hawthorne

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Optimum by Altice Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 100% 1.5 Mbps
Optimum Business Cable 99.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 41.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Altice Business Fiber 8.2%+ 10,000 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 6.1%+ 50 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 2.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
Fusion Connect Copper 0.7%+ 20 Mbps

Compare Hawthorne to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hawthorne 146.1 Mbps 5 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +269.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -27.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -29.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -18.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -18.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )