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Internet Providers in Newark, New Jersey

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Home Internet in Newark, NJ

  • 1. Optimum
    Speeds Up To
    5 Gbps
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    Connection: Cable, Fiber
    Availability: 44.2%
    Local tests confirm high speeds
  • 2. EarthLink
    Speeds Up To
    1 Gbps
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    Connection: Fiber
    Availability: 85.8%
  • 3. Verizon
    Speeds Up To
    2 Gbps
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    Connection: Fiber, DSL, 5G Internet
    Availability: 85.2%
    Local tests confirm high speeds
  • 4. Viasat
    Speeds Up To
    150 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%
  • 5. HughesNet
    Speeds Up To
    100 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%
  • 6. Always ON
    Download Speeds:
    25 - 150 Mbps
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    Connection: Fixed Wireless
    Availability: 28.8%
  • Starlink
    Download Speeds:
    50 - 220 Mbps
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    Connection: Satellite
    Availability: 100%
  • T-Mobile
    Download Speeds:
    33 - 245 Mbps
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    Connection: 5G Internet
    Availability: 18.2%

Best Internet Providers in Newark, NJ

Newark’s best internet service providers are Optimum, Xfinity, and Verizon Fios. All three of these providers offer gigabit or near-gigabit speeds, but Optimum pulls slightly ahead thanks to service plans reaching up to 5 Gbps. In addition, Optimum boasts an impressive coverage of 25.9 percent of the city.

Verizon Fios follows closely behind. This ISP also uses fiber optic technology to deliver lightning-fast speeds up to 2 Gbps, perfect for the average household’s needs. In addition, Verizon Fios offers many different TV and phone bundles with prices starting at $24.99 per month.

Last but not least, Xfinity is another excellent choice for consumers in Newark. Xfinity’s cable technology makes it a dependable alternative to fiber optic connections, and it’s easier to install. However, Xfinity is only available to a small portion of homes in Newark.

Fastest Internet Providers in Newark, NJ

The fastest internet provider in Newark is Optimum, followed by Xfinity in second place and Verizon Fios in third place. Optimum offers unbelievable symmetrical speeds up to 5 Gbps on a fiber optic network that most consider the best connection type.

Xfinity is the second-fastest ISP in the area, offering a cable connection with top download speeds up to 2 Gbps. While Xfinity has expansive coverage in most cities, in Newark, Xfinity only offers coverage to 4.7 percent of the city.

Coming in third for the fastest provider in Newark, Verizon Fios offers download speeds up to 2 Gbps. This fiber connection can accommodate multiple devices connected simultaneously.

Internet Provider Store Locations in Newark

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