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Internet providers in Rumson, NJ

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Rumson, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic96%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL76%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
FirstLight Fiber - -DSL1.663%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Rumson internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Rumson 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 Rumson area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 98% of Rumson residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 72% of those living in Rumson.

There are five internet providers serving the Rumson area, and 97.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Rumson's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rumson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 128 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
Verizon 115 Mbps 74 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Rumson

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Rumson residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 76% of the area. Rumson’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Rumson residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Rumson covering 96% 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 Rumson than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rumson, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $0.31.

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 Rumson. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rumson's providers, 349 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

76%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in Rumson covering 76% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Rumson 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rumson, $53.74.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Rumson. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rumson's providers, 349 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Rumson covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Rumson 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 Rumson, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $0.31.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Rumson. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rumson's providers, 349 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Rumson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rumson at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rumson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Rumson residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Rumson with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Rumson. The next fastest internet provider in Rumson is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Rumson with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rumson, $53.74.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Rumson, covering 96% 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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.