Internet Providers in South Orange, NJ

Residential Internet Statistics for South Orange, NJ
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in South Orange, New Jersey:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Optimum by Altice
    92.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    92.8% Available
  • 2. Verizon
    91.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    91.1% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Xfinity
    13.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    13.9% Available
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    19.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    19.4% Available
  • 7. 7. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    19.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    19.4% Available
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Internet Access in South Orange, New Jersey

The two most common wired Internet technologies within South Orange are Cable networks alongside DSL and Fiber networks. Our records show that Cable reaches a 92.77 percent footprint in South Orange, compared to DSL and Fiber's 91.12 percent service.

The broadband packages displayed on this page are collected manually by our data science and research team. The 54 Internet plans displayed are the most current out of 459 broadband packages we've gathered in South Orange to date.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in South Orange.

2-3 Internet choices per address isn't an overly high amount of competition in comparison to to other areas, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. Choice often varies from block to block, as illustrated in the interactive map below.

While the main providers are HughesNet and Viasat, Optimum by Altice is also in South Orange with Cable availability in 92 percent of census blocks and a recorded top speed of 1,000 Mbps. for local businesses, there are also 8 providers in South Orange offering enterprise service like T1 and MPLS. See the interactive map on the page below to see broadband coverage on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In South Orange, New Jersey

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Optimum by Altice 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 92.8%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 13.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 19.4%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 19.4%

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500 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.

South Orange is the 234th most connected city in New Jersey behind Irvington, Maplewood, Vauxhall, Orange, and East Orange.

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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 3,000 people in Essex 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: 91% of people living in South Orange 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 97% of South Orange 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 Essex County, approximately 13,000 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.

Map of ISPs in South Orange

South Orange Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Compare South Orange to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
South Orange 170.7 Mbps 9 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +411 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +2.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +29 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +31.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +25.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )