Internet Providers in Jackson, New Jersey

Residential Internet Statistics for Jackson, NJ
Internet Service Providers: 3
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Jackson, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.2% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    94.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.6% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    42.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42.2% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 1. Verizon High Speed Internet
    97.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    97.7% Available
  • 2. Optimum Business
    87.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    87.7% Available
  • 3. Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 4. Verizon Business
    6.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    6.6% Available
  • 5. 5. Lightpath
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Crown Castle
    2.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.4% Available

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Internet Access in Jackson, New Jersey

Jackson features two major network types: coaxial cable (99.15% coverage) and DSL (94.59% coverage). Cable broadband service is generally provided from cable TV providers using pre-existing copper coaxial TV cables mounted on utility poles. DSL Internet is sent over phone wires. The majority of Jackson blocks can access coaxial cable and DSL from two or more providers.

2 providers per address may be a low amount of choice, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. As is clear in the map below, choice often varies from block to block.

The plans displayed above are manually gathered by our research team. The 37 Internet plans shown are the latest of 362 packages we've gathered in Jackson to date.

Optimum by Altice as well as Verizon also offer coverage in Jackson, often competing for the same customers.

According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Jackson as measured by coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, the more common ISPs often cover the same addresses around Jackson.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Jackson, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 42.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Jackson is the 362nd most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Lakehurst, but behind Lakewood, Millstone Township, Howell, and Cream Ridge.

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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 Ocean County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Jackson have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 96% of Jackson residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Ocean County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Jackson

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Compare Jackson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Jackson 196.2 Mbps 7 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +385.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -23.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +3.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +6 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +0.3 Mbps ) 10 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )