Internet providers in Rumson, NJ

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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 cable, which covers 98% of Rumson residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% 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 940 Mbps.

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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*
$39.99/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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rumson, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $3.00.

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*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

7 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Rumson, $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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Rumson. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much slower 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

400 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, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rumson, $3.00.

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 Rumson. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly 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, Inc. offers 100% availability in Rumson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rumson at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Rumson at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Rumson residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Rumson, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 Mbps Fiber-optic 96%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 7 Mbps DSL 76%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 Mbps Cable 98%
TVC Albany, Inc. - - DSL 1.663%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Rumson with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Rumson. The next fastest internet provider in Rumson is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 98% 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, $44.99.

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

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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%.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.