Internet providers in Mountain Lakes, NJ

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Mountain Lakes internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Mountain Lakes 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 Mountain Lakes area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Mountain Lakes residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in Mountain Lakes.

There are four internet providers serving the Mountain Lakes area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mountain Lakes's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Mountain Lakes

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Mountain Lakes residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 15% of the area. Mountain Lakes’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Mountain Lakes residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Mountain Lakes covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Mountain Lakes 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 Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mountain Lakes's providers, 348 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

15%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to a limited number of households in Mountain Lakes covering 15% 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 Mountain Lakes than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain Lakes's providers, 348 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 Mountain Lakes covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mountain Lakes 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 Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes, $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 Mountain Lakes. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Mountain Lakes's providers, 348 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Mountain Lakes and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mountain Lakes at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Mountain Lakes at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Mountain Lakes residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Mountain Lakes, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Mountain Lakes with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Mountain Lakes. The next fastest internet provider in Mountain Lakes is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mountain Lakes, covering 15% of the city.

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Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.