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Internet providers in Fords, NJ

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Fords, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic2.238%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable95%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable11%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fords internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fords 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 Fords area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fords residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.410% of those living in Fords.

There are five internet providers serving the Fords area, and 95.10% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fords's five 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 Fords

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 185 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Optimum 210 Mbps 167 Mbps Cable
Verizon 46 Mbps 14 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Fords

The largest internet providers in Fords are Verizon, Xfinity, and Optimum bringing DSL and cable options to Fords.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Fords residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. Fords’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 11% of Fords residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Fords 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 Fords, $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 Fords, $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 Fords. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fords's providers, 321 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Fords covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fords 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 Fords, $50.99.

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 Fords, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Fords. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fords's providers, 321 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

11%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to a limited number of households in Fords covering 11% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Fords 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 Fords, $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 Fords, $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 Fords. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fords's providers, 321 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fords and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fords at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fords at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fords 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 Fords with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Fords. The next fastest internet provider in Fords is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 11% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fords, covering 2.238% of the city.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.