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Internet providers in South Amboy, NJ

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South Amboy, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic66%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL99%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.433%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Amboy internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South Amboy 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 South Amboy area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of South Amboy residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in South Amboy.

There are five internet providers serving the South Amboy area, and 99.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Amboy's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Amboy

The largest internet providers in South Amboy are Verizon and Optimum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to South Amboy.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Amboy residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 66% of the area. South Amboy’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of South Amboy residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in South Amboy covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Amboy 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 South Amboy, $45.00.

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 South Amboy, $2.05.

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 South Amboy. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Amboy's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to most households in South Amboy covering 66% 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 South Amboy than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in South Amboy, $45.00.

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 South Amboy, $2.05.

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 South Amboy. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Amboy's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in South Amboy covering 100% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Amboy residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Optimum start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in South Amboy, $45.00.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South Amboy, $2.05.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in South Amboy. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all South Amboy's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South Amboy and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Amboy at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Amboy 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 South Amboy with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in South Amboy. The next fastest internet provider in South Amboy is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in South Amboy with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Amboy, $45.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Amboy, covering 66% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.