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Internet providers in Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Franklin Lakes, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic97%
Verizon - -DSL77%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 400 MbpsCable100%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL1.896%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Franklin Lakes internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 78% 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 940 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 Optimum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Franklin Lakes.

Cable internet from Optimum is available to nearly all Franklin Lakes residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Franklin Lakes’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Franklin Lakes residents.

Optimum cable internet

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

400 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $46.66.

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, $0.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 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, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Franklin Lakes 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin Lakes, $0.42.

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 Franklin Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin Lakes's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Franklin Lakes covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Franklin Lakes 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $46.66.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin Lakes, $0.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Franklin Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin Lakes's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Franklin Lakes with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Franklin Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin Lakes is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Franklin Lakes with plans starting at $40/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin Lakes, $46.66.

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

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.