Internet Providers in Montclair, NJ

Residential Internet Statistics for Montclair, NJ
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Montclair, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    98.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.8% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    99.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.7% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. Optimum by Altice
    1.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.1% Available
  • 6. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    16.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    16.2% Available
  • 7. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    16.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    16.2% Available
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Internet Access in Montclair, New Jersey

The average census block area in Montclair has coverage by, on average, 2.86 Internet service providers. As a result, a majority of addresses in the city have at least 2 choices so far as Internet, and residents can change services when dissatisfied with a company.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Montclair.

Cable and DSL are the dominant network technologies around the Montclair metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing with each other. Cable performance is generally stronger and more robust, but overall performance of either network system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in a given area. Montclair area speed test results suggest that the area's infrastructure is stronger than average. Montclair is currently 22.19 percent above the New Jersey average in terms of download speed.

Verizon and Xfinity also offer coverage in Montclair, with shared coverage areas in some streets.

Broadband access statistics on the page below are drawn from public governmental data from the FCC and private data we collect directly from ISPs. Average statistics about speed and performance data is sourced via M-Labs. Our research team has manually filed pricing and plan details for 397 broadband deals within Montclair as of 2022.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Montclair, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 98.8%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 16.2%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 16.2%

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100 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.

Montclair is the 244th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Glen Ridge, but behind Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Bloomfield, and Verona.

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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 Essex 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: 100% of people living in Montclair 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 Montclair 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 Essex County, approximately 13,000 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 Montclair to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Montclair 265.3 Mbps 9 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +316.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -92.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -65.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -63.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -68.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )