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Internet providers in Highlands, NJ

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Highlands, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic30%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Highlands internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Highlands 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 Highlands area will have access to cable, which covers 88% of Highlands residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 80% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 41% of those living in Highlands.

There are four internet providers serving the Highlands area, and 98.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Highlands's four 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 Highlands

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 151 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Verizon 122 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Highlands

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Highlands residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 30% of the area. Highlands’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Highlands residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Highlands covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Highlands 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 Highlands, $53.74.

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 Highlands, $0.31.

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 Highlands. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

30%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to some, but not many households in Highlands covering 30% 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 Highlands than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $53.74.

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 Highlands, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Highlands. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 154 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Highlands covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Highlands 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 Highlands, $53.74.

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 Highlands, $0.31.

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 Highlands. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highlands's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Highlands and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Highlands at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Highlands at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Highlands 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 Highlands with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Highlands. The next fastest internet provider in Highlands is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Highlands with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Highlands, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Highlands, covering 30% 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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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