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Internet providers in Lakewood, NJ

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Lakewood, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic54%
Verizon - -DSL99%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 400 MbpsCable100%
XchangeTelecom - 10 - 25 MbpsDSL38%
XchangeTelecom - 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.615%
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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 five internet providers serving the Lakewood area, and 99.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lakewood'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 Lakewood

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 174 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
XchangeTelecom 91 Mbps 85 Mbps Fiber-optic
Verizon 74 Mbps 25 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Lakewood

The largest internet providers in Lakewood are Optimum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Lakewood.

Cable internet from Optimum is available to nearly all Lakewood residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Lakewood’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Lakewood 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 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 $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $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 Lakewood, $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 Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 150 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 Lakewood covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lakewood 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 Lakewood, $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 Lakewood, $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 Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lakewood 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 Lakewood, $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 Lakewood, $0.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Lakewood. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lakewood's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

XchangeTelecom 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 $40/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Lakewood, $46.66.

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

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.