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Internet providers in Plainsboro, NJ

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Plainsboro, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic73%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL60%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable90%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Plainsboro internet service at a glance

At 90%, broadband coverage in Plainsboro 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 Plainsboro area will have access to cable, which covers 90% of Plainsboro residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 73% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 60% of those living in Plainsboro.

There are four internet providers serving the Plainsboro area. Among Plainsboro's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Plainsboro

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to most Plainsboro residents, covering 73% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 60% of the area. Plainsboro’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 90% of Plainsboro residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

73%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Plainsboro covering 73% 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 Plainsboro than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Plainsboro, $44.99.

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 Plainsboro. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Plainsboro's providers, 83 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

60%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Plainsboro covering 60% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Plainsboro 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 Plainsboro, $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 Plainsboro. These download speeds are available to 60% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Plainsboro's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Plainsboro covering 90% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Plainsboro 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 Plainsboro, $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 Plainsboro, $2.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Plainsboro. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Plainsboro's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Plainsboro and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Plainsboro at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Plainsboro at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Plainsboro 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 Plainsboro with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 73% of households in Plainsboro. The next fastest internet provider in Plainsboro is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 90% of the area.

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

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Plainsboro, covering 73% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on 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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.