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Internet providers in Salem, NJ

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Salem, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -Fiber-optic100%
Verizon $39.99 -DSL88%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Salem internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Salem 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 Salem area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Salem 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 88% of those living in Salem.

There are four internet providers serving the Salem area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Salem's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Salem

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Salem residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 88% of the area. Salem’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Salem residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Salem 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 Salem than other internet types.

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

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Salem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 146 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

88%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Salem covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Salem 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 Salem, $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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 146 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 Salem covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Salem 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 Salem, $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 Salem, $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 Salem. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Salem's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Salem and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Salem at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Salem at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Salem 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 Salem with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Salem. The next fastest internet provider in Salem is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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

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%.

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