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Chester, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 15 - 10 MbpsDSL9.648%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Chester internet service at a glance

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

There are five internet providers serving the Chester area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Chester's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 200 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Chester

The largest internet providers in Chester are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Chester.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Chester residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Chester’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Chester residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $2.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 65 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Chester covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Chester 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chester, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $2.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Chester. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 65 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Chester 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chester, $2.81.

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 Chester. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Chester's providers, 65 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Chester with download speeds up to 200 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Chester. The next fastest internet provider in Chester is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 80 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Chester with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chester, $44.99.

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.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.