Internet providers in South River, NJ

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South River, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $39.99 -DSL100%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 200 MbpsCable100%
Optimum $30.00 300 - 400 MbpsCable4.641%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South River internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South River 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 River area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of South River residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in South River, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the South River area, and 99.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South River's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South River

The largest internet providers in South River are Verizon, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to South River.

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

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to all households in South River covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in South River 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 River, $41.99.

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 South River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South River's providers, 163 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

100%

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

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

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South River, $0.46.

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 South River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all South River's providers, 163 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in South River covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of South River where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South River, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South River, $0.46.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in South River. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South River's providers, 163 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in South River with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.641% of households in South River. The next fastest internet provider in South River is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

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%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.