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Internet Providers in Morristown, New Jersey
Residential Internet Statistics for Morristown, NJ
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$60.76|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Morristown, New Jersey:
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Internet Access in Morristown, New Jersey
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Morristown. HughesNet is also widely available.
In terms of network technologies available the Morristown area, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband tech types are Fiber (97.09 percent coverage) and Cable (85.38 percent coverage). TV providers are where customers look for cable Internet, since they can leverage their existing coaxial TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Local customers of cable companies like Optimum by Altice usually select it due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.) Fiber is built on future-proofed fiber-optic lines made of thousands of glass or plastic strands that send digital data as light. Largely thanks to fiber infrastructure, broadband download speeds within Morristown rank 0.56 percent above the state average in New Jersey. Fiber network technology provides stronger download rates and reliability, but may switch to copper wires in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Consequently, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" performance.
The information listed here is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports specific to the area. Coverage data is enhanced through private databases to create more granular results than governmental websites. Data about pricing and speeds of specific Internet plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. We've gathered 455 Morristown Internet plans from 2014 to the present, with 56 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market in the area.
Verizon Fios provides a common alternative, serving Morristown with a maximum download speed of 950 Mbps. Aside from home Internet, there are also 8 providers in Morristown offering specialized enterprise and business/smb services like point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. The small business providers listed on this page include all providers with business plans online.
Overall, amount of providers in Morristown isn't strong (2.78 providers available in the average census block). 2-3 providers per resident isn't a lot, but it's enough to create competition around price and service quality that benefits consumers in better connected parts of the city.
- There are 18 internet providers in Morristown with 6 of those offering residential service
- Morristown is the 110th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Madison, but behind Cedar Knolls, Whippany, Florham Park, and Morris Plains.
- The fastest zip code in Morristown for July 2021 is 07960. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
3.2% of consumers in Morristown1,000 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 Morristown, New Jersey
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||16.5%|
|Optimum by Altice||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||85.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet Access for Education in Morristown
College Of Saint Elizabeth and Rabbinical College Of America are the largest universities in Morristown. For the 1,623 combined students living in the area, fast internet service access is a must for accessing educational materials and conducting research. Students living close to College Of Saint Elizabeth and Rabbinical College Of America are likely to be choosing between the major providers outlined above. Speed test records from the zip where both campuses are located show an average speed of 174.72 Mbps. Average speeds are often different since they include home network problems, and the actual download speed you can achieve shouldn't be less than 10–30% less than the advertised speeds above. FCC and US Government reports regularly cite the need to improve internet access for college and high school attendees.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Morristown
Data from our researchers suggests that top providers currently place a limit on data use for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers view them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Morristown to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Morristown||174.3 Mbps||6||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +360.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -25.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -13.7 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -4.8 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -12.2 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|