Internet Providers in Paterson, NJ

Top Internet Providers in Paterson, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. Verizon
    99.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    99.2% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    61% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    61% Available
  • 3. Optimum by Altice
    95.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.6% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available

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Best Internet Providers in Paterson, NJ

The best internet providers in Paterson are Optimum by Altice and Verizon Fios. Optimum is the best internet option in Paterson because of its various plan options, fiber-optic technology, and widespread availability. Optimum is an internet provider only available to tri-state residents and offers speeds up to 1 Gbps. Customers can choose from different speeds and price points as well as TV and internet-bundling options.

The second-best internet option in Paterson is Verizon Fios, which is also generally only available in the tri-state area, bringing fiber internet to Paterson residents. Internet-only plans range in price from $49.99 per month to $89.99 per month, and speeds go up to 940 Mbps.

Internet Provider Store Locations in Paterson

200 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.

Paterson is the 129th most connected city in New Jersey ahead of Elmwood Park, Hawthorne, and Haledon, but behind Fair Lawn and Totowa.

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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.

Fiber Availability: 99% of people living in Paterson 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 Paterson 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 Passaic County, approximately 2,000 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.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Paterson, New Jersey

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Verizon $40 DSL None No Caps
Optimum by Altice $40 Fiber N/A No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps

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