Internet Service Providers in Ocean City, New Jersey

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ocean City, NJ
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 83.12 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.68%

Internet Access in Ocean City, New Jersey

The two most frequently available wired network technologies in Ocean City are DSL networks and Cable networks. Our records show that DSL has a virtually one hundred percent spread in the area, compared to Cable's 99.32 percent service.

The packages displayed here are manually collected by our data science and research division. The 29 Internet packages displayed above are the most relevant of 237 packages we've collected in Ocean City to date.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

2 Internet options per block is a low amount of competition, but it's enough to reduce pricing in Ocean City communities with provider overlap. Choice can vary from block to block.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Verizon High Speed Internet also serves Ocean City with a recorded maximum speed of 15 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like Jersey Shore Wireless deliver 6 Mbps or more via wireless links. for local business owners, there are also 3 providers in Ocean City offering enterprise service like MPLS. Explore the map below to see how many options residents have on a granular level.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Ocean City with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Ocean City is the 504th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Marmora, but behind Somers Point, Linwood, Ocean View, and Margate City.
  • The fastest zip code in Ocean City for February 2021 is 08226. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ocean City, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ocean City, New Jersey

  • Xfinity - 99.3% Availability in Ocean City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ocean City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ocean City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ocean City

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Ocean City is the 504th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Marmora, but behind Somers Point, Linwood, Ocean View, and Margate City.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 500 people in Cape May County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 100% of Ocean City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

As of this month, 08226 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Ocean City.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Cape May County, approximately 1,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ocean City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Jersey Shore Wireless Fixed Wireless 93.2%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Jersey Shore Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 70.3%+ 100 Mbps
Crown Castle Fiber Fiber 6.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Ocean City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ocean City 83.1 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +266 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +24 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +16.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +28.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +32.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )