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Internet providers in Cape May, NJ

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Cape May, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Cape May internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Cape May is comparable to the rest of New Jersey - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Cape May area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Cape May residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Cape May, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Cape May area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cape May's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Cape May

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Verizon 83 Mbps 37 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 129 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Cape May

The largest internet providers in Cape May are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Cape May.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Cape May residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Cape May’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cape May residents.

Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Cape May covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Cape May to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cape May, $52.49.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cape May, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Cape May. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cape May's providers, 113 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Cape May covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Cape May residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cape May, $52.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cape May, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Cape May. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cape May's providers, 113 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Cape May covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cape May where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Cape May, $52.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cape May, $0.54.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Cape May. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cape May's providers, 113 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Cape May with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Cape May. The next fastest internet provider in Cape May is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Cape May with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cape May, $52.49.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.