Internet Service Providers in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

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Residential Internet Statistics for Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 161.24 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.09%

Internet Access in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

There are two widely available Internet companies for Point Pleasant Beach residents: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite. They have availability for near one hundred percent of Point Pleasant Beach and advertised speeds up to 25 Mbps.

XFINITY from Comcast provides an alternative, serving Point Pleasant Beach with a top download speed of 987 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service in Point Pleasant Beach. fixed wireless providers like Jersey Shore Wireless are able to offer 6 Mbps via direct wireless technology. Outside of consumer broadband, there are 2 companies in Point Pleasant Beach selling specialized enterprise-level services like point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed on this page include every local provider with explicit business services on their site.

In terms of network technology in use within the city, we see that the most frequently available wired broadband technology varieties are Cable (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (practically one hundred percent coverage). Cable is marketed by former cable TV operators, leveraging existing coaxial cable TV networks. Point Pleasant Beach-area subscribers to cable ISPs like XFINITY from Comcast usually pick it thanks to the combination of low pricing for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.) DSL Internet service is transmitted via twisted copper telephone wires up on utility poles, and comes from providers such as Verizon High Speed Internet that build or own copper phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all major wired Internet technologies.

Since most houses are only wired for one landline phone (DSL) company and one cable television company, the majority of Point Pleasant Beach households have 3 wired Internet providers to choose from (3 per census block). Regardless of other services with local coverage, including wireless, DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the most reasonable price and data use packages for home use.

The coverage data on this page comes from FCC reporting. ISPs in Point Pleasant Beach are required to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify this data in comparison to privatized data reported by Internet providers. This allows us to create more accurate maps than governmental tools. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Point Pleasant Beach households. Other data and statistics shown below are drawn from NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) andnational Census archives.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Point Pleasant Beach with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Point Pleasant Beach is the 465th most connected city in New Jersey behind Manasquan, Brielle, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, and Brick.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Point Pleasant Beach: Bay Head
  • The fastest zip code in Point Pleasant Beach for February 2021 is 08742. (see all below).

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Point Pleasant Beach, 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 Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

  • Xfinity - 99.9% Availability in Point Pleasant Beach - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Point Pleasant Beach - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Point Pleasant Beach - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Point Pleasant Beach is the 465th most connected city in New Jersey behind Manasquan, Brielle, Spring Lake, Sea Girt, and Brick.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Ocean 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 Point Pleasant Beach 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, 08742 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Point Pleasant Beach.

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

In Ocean County, approximately 7,000 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.

Internet access in Point Pleasant Beach neighborhoods

We've compiled data about Broadband access for all these areas within Point Pleasant Beach: Bay Head.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Point Pleasant Beach

Provider Type Coverage Speed
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 99.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Jersey Shore Wireless Fixed Wireless 8.3%+ 6 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 987 Mbps
Monmouth Telephone & Telegraph Fiber 95.3%+ 100 Mbps
Jersey Shore Wireless Fixed Wireless 16.2%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Point Pleasant Beach to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Point Pleasant Beach 161.2 Mbps 6 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +187.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -54.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -61.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -49.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -45.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )