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Internet providers in Chatham, NJ

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Chatham, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable6.059%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL2.689%
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Chatham internet service at a glance

At 52%, broadband coverage in Chatham is much lower than the rest of New Jersey - 99%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Chatham area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 51% of Chatham residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 22% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Chatham.

There are six internet providers serving the Chatham area, and 99.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chatham's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Chatham

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 116 Mbps 30 Mbps Cable
Verizon 147 Mbps 81 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 187 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Chatham

The largest internet providers in Chatham are Verizon and Optimum bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Chatham.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Chatham residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 77% of the area. Chatham’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Chatham residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Chatham covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Chatham than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chatham, $50.99.

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 Chatham, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Chatham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chatham's providers, 318 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Chatham covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Chatham 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 Chatham, $50.99.

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 Chatham, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Chatham. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chatham's providers, 318 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Chatham covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chatham, $50.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chatham, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Chatham. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chatham's providers, 318 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Chatham, you’ll likely have options from fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Chatham, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Chatham and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chatham at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Chatham at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Chatham residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Chatham with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.059% of households in Chatham. The next fastest internet provider in Chatham is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Chatham with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chatham, $50.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Chatham, covering 100% of the city.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.