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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic92%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL84%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 200 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable22%
GTT Communications - -DSL5.541%
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08873 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 08873 ZIP code 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 08873 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 84% of those living in the 08873 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 08873 area, and 99.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 08873, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 08873

The largest internet providers serving the 08873 ZIP code are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to the area.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all in the 08873 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 84% of the area. Somerset’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of residents in the 08873 ZIP code.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 08873 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 08873 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $41.99.

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 Somerset, $2.10.

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 08873 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 318 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

84%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in the 08873 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $41.99.

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 Somerset, $2.10.

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 08873 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 318 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 08873 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 08873 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 Somerset, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Somerset, $2.10.

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 08873 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Somerset's providers, 318 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 08873 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 08873 and the greater Somerset area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Somerset at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Somerset at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 08873 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 08873 frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in the 08873 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 08873. The next fastest internet provider in the 08873 ZIP code is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 08873 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Somerset, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 08873 ZIP code, covering 92% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.