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Internet providers in Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Franklin Lakes, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic97%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL1.896%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Franklin Lakes internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Franklin Lakes 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 Franklin Lakes area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Franklin Lakes residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 75% of those living in Franklin Lakes.

There are five internet providers serving the Franklin Lakes area, and 99.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Franklin Lakes's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Franklin Lakes

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 122 Mbps 28 Mbps Cable
Verizon 253 Mbps 270 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Franklin Lakes

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Franklin Lakes residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 77% of the area. Franklin Lakes’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Franklin Lakes residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Franklin Lakes covering 97% 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 Franklin Lakes than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $56.24.

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 Franklin Lakes, $0.24.

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 Franklin Lakes. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin Lakes's providers, 348 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 Franklin Lakes covering 77% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Franklin Lakes 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $56.24.

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 Franklin Lakes, $0.24.

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 Franklin Lakes. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin Lakes's providers, 348 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 Franklin Lakes covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Franklin Lakes 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 Franklin Lakes, $56.24.

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 Franklin Lakes, $0.24.

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 Franklin Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin Lakes's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Franklin Lakes with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Franklin Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin Lakes is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Franklin Lakes with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $56.24.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Franklin Lakes, covering 97% of the city.

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.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.