Internet Providers in Piscataway, New Jersey

Residential Internet Statistics for Piscataway, NJ
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Piscataway, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    91% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    91% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    95.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    38.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    38.9% Available
  • 4. Optimum by Altice
    70.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    70.7% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. Xfinity
    1.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.8% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Piscataway. See All
  • 1. Verizon High Speed Internet
    97.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    97.3% Available
  • 2. Optimum Business
    83.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    83.9% Available
  • 3. Optimum Business
    93.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    93.8% Available
  • 4. CenturyLink Business
    17.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    17.1% Available
  • 5. 5. Windstream
    10.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    10.2% Available
  • 6. 6. Windstream
    8.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    8.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Comcast Business
    7.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    7.2% Available
  • 8. Cincinnati Bell Business
    1.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.2% Available
  • 9. 8. Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 10. 9. Crown Castle
    61.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    61.9% Available
  • 11. 10. Verizon Business
    18.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    18.1% Available
  • 12. 11. Lightpath
    17.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    17.8% Available
  • 16. 12. GTT
    5.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    5.1% Available
  • 18. FirstLight
    1.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.2% Available
2 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Piscataway. See All

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Internet Access in Piscataway, New Jersey

According to the most recent availabliity data, there are two Internet options for Piscataway residents: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite. Their Internet plans have coverage for near one hundred percent of Piscataway.

Verizon provides an alternative, serving Piscataway with a top speed of 15 Mbps. Aside from home broadband, there are also 10 providers in Piscataway selling specialized enterprise-level services such as point-to-point connectivity. We list every local provider with business packages on their site.

When we're looking at network tech offered the Piscataway area, we see that the most prevalent hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are Cable (91.04 percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (95.77 percent coverage). TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet, since they can re-purpose existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Local subscribers to cable service providers such as Optimum by Altice generally pick it because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)

The information listed here is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports. Coverage data is using private databases to provide more accurate results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced thanks to our data division, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually. We've gathered 541 Piscataway Internet plans since 2014, with 64 Internet or bundled deals currently marketed in the area.

To summarize, the average Piscataway resident has 2-3 options for Internet. In New Jersey, this is pretty much average. Piscataway is the 21st most connected city out of 536 cities as measured by the number of providers available at local addresses.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Piscataway, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 91.0%
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 70.7%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 38.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
4,000 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.

Piscataway is the 21st most connected city in New Jersey ahead of North Brunswick, Highland Park, Somerset, and Milltown, but behind New Brunswick.

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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 9,000 people in Middlesex 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: 72% of people living in Piscataway 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 91% of Piscataway 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 Middlesex County, approximately 20,000 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 Piscataway to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Piscataway 158.8 Mbps 9 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +422.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +14 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +40.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +43.4 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +37.7 Mbps ) 10 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )