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Internet providers in Garfield, NJ

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL96%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Garfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Garfield 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 Garfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Garfield residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 96% of those living in Garfield.

There are four internet providers serving the Garfield area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Garfield's four internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Garfield

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Garfield residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 96% of the area. Garfield’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Garfield residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Garfield 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 Garfield than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Garfield, $45.00.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garfield, $2.05.

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 Garfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Garfield's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Garfield covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Garfield 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Garfield, $45.00.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garfield, $2.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Garfield. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Garfield's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Garfield, $45.00.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Garfield, $2.05.

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 Garfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Garfield's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Garfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Garfield at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Garfield residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Garfield with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Garfield, $45.00.

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

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.