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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable34%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.772%
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North Plainfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in North Plainfield 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 North Plainfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of North Plainfield residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 82% of those living in North Plainfield.

There are six internet providers serving the North Plainfield area, and 99.96% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among North Plainfield's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in North Plainfield

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all North Plainfield residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 82% of the area. North Plainfield’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of North Plainfield residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in North Plainfield covering 98% 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 North Plainfield 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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all North Plainfield's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in North Plainfield covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in North Plainfield 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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all North Plainfield's providers, 358 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

100%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but North Plainfield 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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield, $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 North Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all North Plainfield's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in North Plainfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in North Plainfield at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in North Plainfield at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many North Plainfield 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 North Plainfield with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in North Plainfield. The next fastest internet provider in North Plainfield is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in North Plainfield, covering 98% 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.

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.

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.