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Internet providers in Long Branch, NJ

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic55%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable98%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable16%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Long Branch internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Long Branch 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 Long Branch area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Long Branch residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 55% of those living in Long Branch.

There are five internet providers serving the Long Branch area, and 97.40% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Long Branch's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Long Branch

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Long Branch residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 55% of the area. Long Branch’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Long Branch residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Long Branch covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Long Branch 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Long Branch, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Long Branch, $2.10.

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 Long Branch. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Long Branch's providers, 361 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

55%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Long Branch covering 55% 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 Long Branch than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Long Branch, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Long Branch, $2.10.

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 Long Branch. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Long Branch's providers, 361 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Long Branch covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Long Branch 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 Long Branch, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Long Branch, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Long Branch. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Long Branch's providers, 361 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Long Branch and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Long Branch at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Long Branch at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Long Branch 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 Long Branch with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 55% of households in Long Branch. The next fastest internet provider in Long Branch is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Long Branch with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Long Branch, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Long Branch, covering 55% of the city.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.