Internet providers in Passaic, NJ

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Passaic internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Passaic 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 Passaic area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Passaic 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 98% of those living in Passaic.

There are five internet providers serving the Passaic area, and 99.93% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Passaic's five 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 Passaic

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

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

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Passaic covering 100% 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 Passaic than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Passaic, $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 Passaic, $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 Passaic. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Passaic's providers, 351 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

98%

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

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Passaic 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 Passaic, $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 Passaic, $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 Passaic. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Passaic's providers, 351 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 Passaic covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Passaic 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 Passaic, $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 Passaic, $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 Passaic. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Passaic's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Passaic, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL1.561%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Passaic, covering 100% of the city.

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.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.