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Internet providers in Morris Plains, NJ

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Morris Plains, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic91%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL67%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Morris Plains internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Morris Plains 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 Morris Plains area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Morris Plains residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in Morris Plains.

There are four internet providers serving the Morris Plains area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Morris Plains's four internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Morris Plains

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 144 Mbps 29 Mbps Cable
Verizon 112 Mbps 71 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Morris Plains

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Morris Plains residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 67% of the area. Morris Plains’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Morris Plains residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Morris Plains covering 91% 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 Morris Plains than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Morris Plains, $56.24.

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 Morris Plains, $0.24.

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 Morris Plains. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Morris Plains's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Morris Plains covering 67% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Morris Plains 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Morris Plains, $56.24.

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 Morris Plains, $0.24.

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 Morris Plains. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Morris Plains's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Morris Plains, $56.24.

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 Morris Plains, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Morris Plains. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Morris Plains's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Morris Plains and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Morris Plains at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Morris Plains at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Morris Plains residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Morris Plains with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Morris Plains. The next fastest internet provider in Morris Plains is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Morris Plains with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Morris Plains, $56.24.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Morris Plains, covering 91% 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.

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.

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.