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Internet providers in New Brunswick, NJ

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic91%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.853%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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New Brunswick internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of New Brunswick residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in New Brunswick.

There are five internet providers serving the New Brunswick area, and 98.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Brunswick's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in New Brunswick

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

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all New Brunswick residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 91% of the area. New Brunswick’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of New Brunswick residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in New Brunswick covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick, $45.00.

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 New Brunswick, $2.05.

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 New Brunswick. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Brunswick's providers, 351 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

91%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in New Brunswick, $45.00.

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 New Brunswick, $2.05.

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 New Brunswick. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Brunswick's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in New Brunswick, $45.00.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Brunswick, $2.05.

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 New Brunswick. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all New Brunswick's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in New Brunswick and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in New Brunswick at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in New Brunswick. The next fastest internet provider in New Brunswick is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in New Brunswick with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Brunswick, $45.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in New Brunswick, covering 91% of the city.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.