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Internet providers in South Plainfield, NJ

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL65%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable22%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South Plainfield internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in South Plainfield 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 Plainfield area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of South Plainfield residents. Fiber-optic 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 66% of those living in South Plainfield.

There are five internet providers serving the South Plainfield area, and 98.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South Plainfield's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South Plainfield

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all South Plainfield residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 65% of the area. South Plainfield’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of South Plainfield residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in South Plainfield covering 95% 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 Plainfield 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 South Plainfield, $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 South Plainfield, $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 South Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South Plainfield's providers, 358 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

65%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to most households in South Plainfield covering 65% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South Plainfield 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 South Plainfield, $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 South Plainfield, $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 South Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South Plainfield's providers, 358 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in South Plainfield covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but South Plainfield 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 South Plainfield, $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 South Plainfield, $2.10.

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 South Plainfield. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all South Plainfield's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South Plainfield and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South Plainfield at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in South Plainfield at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South Plainfield 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 Plainfield with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in South Plainfield. The next fastest internet provider in South Plainfield is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South Plainfield with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South Plainfield, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South Plainfield, covering 95% of the city.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.