Internet providers in Lakewood, NJ

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Lakewood internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lakewood 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 Lakewood area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Lakewood residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 54% of those living in Lakewood.

There are six internet providers serving the Lakewood area, and 99.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lakewood's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lakewood

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Lakewood residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 54% of the area. Lakewood’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Lakewood residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Lakewood 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 Lakewood, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakewood, $3.21.

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 Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

54%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Lakewood covering 54% 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 Lakewood than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakewood, $3.21.

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 Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 54% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $44.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lakewood, $3.21.

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

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Lakewood and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lakewood at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Lakewood at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lakewood residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Lakewood, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic54%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Xchange Telecom Corp. - -DSL38%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL4.498%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xchange Telecom Corp. is the fastest internet provider in Lakewood with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.615% of households in Lakewood. The next fastest internet provider in Lakewood is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 54% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Lakewood with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lakewood, covering 54% of the city. Xchange Telecom Corp. also offers fiber internet in Lakewood and is available to 0.615% of households.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.