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Internet providers in Linden, NJ

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Linden, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL92%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic53%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable2.960%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Linden internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Linden 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 Linden area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Linden residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% of those living in Linden.

There are five internet providers serving the Linden area, and 99.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Linden's five 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 Linden

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 182 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
Optimum 237 Mbps 134 Mbps Cable
Verizon 76 Mbps 36 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Linden

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Linden residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 53% of the area. Linden’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Linden residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Linden covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Linden 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 Linden, $50.99.

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 Linden, $0.26.

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 Linden. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Linden's providers, 321 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

53%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Linden covering 53% 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 Linden 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 Linden, $50.99.

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 Linden, $0.26.

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 Linden. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Linden's providers, 321 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Linden covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Linden 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 Linden, $50.99.

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 Linden, $0.26.

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 Linden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Linden's providers, 321 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Linden and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Linden at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Linden at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Linden 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 Linden with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Linden. The next fastest internet provider in Linden is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 2.960% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Linden with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Linden, $50.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Linden, covering 53% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.