Internet Providers in Middlesex, New Jersey

Residential Internet Statistics for Middlesex, NJ
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Middlesex, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    99.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.6% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    78.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    78.2% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    35.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    35.1% Available
  • 4. Optimum by Altice
    95.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.8% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 1. Optimum Business
    90% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    90% Available
  • 2. Optimum Business
    98.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.7% Available
  • 3. Verizon High Speed Internet
    84.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    84.4% Available
  • 4. CenturyLink Business
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Crown Castle
    38.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    38.6% Available
  • 7. 7. GTT
    8.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *8 Mbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    8.5% Available
  • 8. 8. Lightpath
    8.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    8.1% Available
  • 9. 9. Verizon Business
    7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    7% Available
  • 11. 10. Meriplex Communications
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.5
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    3.3% Available
  • 12. 11. TPx Communications
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    3.3% Available
  • 13. Tierzero
    1.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.5% Available
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Internet Access in Middlesex, New Jersey

Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports to enhance that data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually by our market research division. We've analyzed 340 Internet deals in and near Middlesex in the past few years. Real-world speed test data listed for Middlesex is currently based on the 17,608 speed tests analyzed in the tools below.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Middlesex.

Optimum by Altice is also a commonly available broadband choice in Middlesex. They offer primarily Cable connections available to virtually one hundred percent of Middlesex.

broadband choice is decent in Middlesex, and the average Middlesex census block is served by 3-4 Internet providers. Averaged out across all areas in the city, that's exactly 3.44 service options in each household.

In summary, Middlesex's broadband infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US cities: wide access to bundled cable and DSL service, but limited choice since most houses or apartments are stuck with one company for either type of Internet service. This pattern is normal because Broadband companies started as cable TV and landline phone companies. So, they can use these pre-existing networks for delivering their Internet bundles. Fiber network access is growing as an alternative. While some "Fiber" plans aren't actually "Fiber to the Home" connections, 97.27 percent of the population is covered by fiber Internet stretching at least as far as the property.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Middlesex, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.6%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 95.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 35.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Middlesex is the 47th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Warren, Bound Brook, Martinsville, and South Bound Brook, but behind Dunellen.

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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 9,000 people in Middlesex 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: 97% of people living in Middlesex 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 100% of Middlesex 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 Middlesex County, approximately 20,000 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.

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Compare Middlesex to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Middlesex 193.9 Mbps 8 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +387.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -21.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +5.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +8.3 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +2.6 Mbps ) 10 ( +2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )