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Internet providers in Ocean City, NJ

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Ocean City, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL99%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ocean City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ocean City 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 Ocean City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Ocean City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Ocean City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Ocean City area, and 98.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ocean City's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ocean City

The largest internet providers in Ocean City are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Ocean City.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Ocean City residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 100% of the area. Ocean City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ocean City residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Ocean City covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Ocean City 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 Ocean City, $44.99.

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 Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 150 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 Ocean City covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ocean City 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 Ocean City, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean City, $2.14.

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 Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 150 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ocean City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ocean City where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ocean City, $44.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ocean City, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ocean City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ocean City's providers, 150 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Ocean City with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Ocean City. The next fastest internet provider in Ocean City is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.